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Activities (for students)
Activities for Students: Exploring Numerical Derivatives

H. Risser 

October 2008, Volume 102, Issue 3, Page 224

Abstract:

An activity about calculators focused on teaching numerical derivatives. Activities are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Activities is a regular feature of Mathematics Teacher and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics. The activity helps students how to use their calculators in a way that gives correct answers.

 

Keywords:
Derivatives
Activities
Article
Calculators
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Reasoning and Proof
Representation