, Volume 42, Issue 7, pp 747–761 | Cite as

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

  • Alison Clark-WilsonEmail author
Original Article


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.


Networked handheld technology Teacher development Formative assessment Mathematics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ChichesterChichesterUK

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