# Emergent pedagogies and the changing role of the teacher in the TI-Nspire Navigator-networked mathematics classroom

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## Abstract

It is generally accepted that the introduction of networked technologies to the mathematics classroom can stimulate an irreversible change within the classroom concerning: the role of the teacher; the nature of the classroom tasks; and the way in which students engage in the process of learning mathematics. This article will use the context of a classroom-based study into teachers’ developing practices with the TI-Nspire Navigator-networked system of handhelds to explore the nature of these practices and the implications for the mathematics classroom. The emergence of a range of formative assessment practices is described and the implication of these practices on desirable learning opportunities (as described by the teachers themselves) is discussed.

## Keywords

Networked handheld technology Teacher development Formative assessment Mathematics## References

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