Tutorial To Be Presented in the 11th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics December 12-16, 2006, Hong Kong SAR, China |
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## Building CASTLE in Hong Kong Secondary Mathematics Classrooms with CASIO ClassPad 300+Kwok-chun TangEducation Studies Hong Kong Baptist University China
## Abstract Secondary mathematics educators and government officials
in many countries are actively engaged in the investigation of the inclusion
of Computer Algebra System (CAS) calculators in the high school curriculum.
Active Asian countries or regions include Singapore, Australia and New
Zealand. Using CASIO ClassPad 300+, this workshop aims at giving Hong
Kong teachers an overview and some basic skills in Main Algebra and Geometry
Functions and Applications of CAS calculator. Hong Kong classroom examples,
exercises and local public examination questions will be used to illustrate
the power of this new technology. Finally, simple lesson and assessment
design will be shown as examples for the building of CASTLE (CAS Teaching
and Learning Environment) in local classrooms. Cantonese will be used
as medium of instruction. |
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