Technology-Rich Mathematics Instruction
Kim Thach and Kimberly Norman
October 2008, Volume 15, Issue 3, Page 152
An instructional unit that uses technology to engage students in conceptually challenging mathematics about credit cards and interest. This lesson integrates technology as a tool for facilitating learning. This articles contains: calculating credit card costs in a chart, with a calculator, and finally, using a spreadsheet on the computer, where variables can be manipulated to understand linear equations. Includes lesson plans, student work, web sites.
Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Time / Money