Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Math education using Technology - 2 approaches

The fact that we use technology and computers does not mean we are moving away from the traditional transmission model of education to a more constructivist approach.

here are 2  rather different TED talks on the same subject .  Sylvia Martinez explains the differences. The comments are very interesting - maybe we need both approaches but without the rewards etc

Gen yes blog - 2 approaches to teaching math using computers

Chris Sears feels we cannot rely totally on computers for computing and there is still space for pencil and paper.

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