Book Volume 36 2005

The Didactical Challenge of Symbolic Calculators

Turning a Computational Device into a Mathematical Instrument


ISBN: 978-0-387-23158-7 (Print) 978-0-387-23435-9 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-8


  3. Chapter

    Pages 9-39

    Calculators in Mathematics Education: A Rapid Evolution of Tools, with Differential Effects

  4. Chapter

    Pages 41-65

    A Cas as an Assistant to Reasoned Instrumentation

  5. Chapter

    Pages 67-82

    Transposing Computer Tools from the Mathematical Sciences into Teaching

  6. Chapter

    Pages 83-112

    The Influence of a Computer Algebra Environment on Teachers’ Practice

  7. Chapter

    Pages 113-135

    Using Symbolic Calculators to Study Mathematics

  8. Chapter

    Pages 137-162

    An Instrumental Approach to Mathematics Learning in Symbolic Calculator Environments

  9. Chapter

    Pages 163-196

    Computer Algebra as an Instrument: Examples of Algebraic Schemes

  10. Chapter

    Pages 197-230

    Instrumental Genesis, Individual and Social Aspects

  11. Chapter

    Pages 231-294

    The Integration of Symbolic Calculators into Secondary Education: Some Lessons from Didactical Engineering

  12. Chapter

    Pages 295-304


  13. Back Matter

    Pages 305-308