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Digital Technology in Mathematics Education: Why It Works (Or Doesn't)
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## Paul Drijvers

PNA Volume 8, Number 1, ISSN 1886-1350

## Abstract

The integration of digital technology confronts teachers, educators and researchers with many questions. What is the potential of ICT for learning and teaching, and which factors are decisive in making it work in the mathematics classroom? To investigate these questions, six cases from leading studies in the field are described, and decisive success factors are identified. This leads to the conclusion that crucial factors for the success of digital technology in mathematics education include the design of the digital tool and corresponding tasks exploiting the tool's pedagogical potential, the role of the teacher and the educational context.

## Citation

Drijvers, P. (2013). Digital Technology in Mathematics Education: Why It Works (Or Doesn't). PNA, 8(1), 1-20. Retrieved June 18, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/160037/.

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### Keywords

- algebra
- Calculus
- case studies
- college mathematics
- Computer Oriented Programs
- Educational History
- educational technology
- faculty development
- Foreign Countries
- geometry
- Graphing Calculators
- Handheld Devices
- Mathematics Instruction
- Secondary School Mathematics
- Teacher Role
- teaching methods
- technology integration
- Technology Uses in Education
- Telecommunications

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