Are You Connected? Fostering Exploration with Unexpected Graphs

  • Are You Connected? Fostering Exploration with Unexpected Graphs

    Michael Edwards, Jeffrey Reinhardt
    The importance of unexpected calculator graphs as a vehicle for encouraging critical classroom dialogue. Specific examples are provided along with explanations and fixes for the calculator graphs. Authors give examples of student versus computer versions of graphing, how to change domain or range to make the graph easier to view, the limitations of graphing calculators, and how to eliminate graphing gaps.