This report presents detailed descriptions of five guidelines for schools and districts to consider as they draw upon interactive mobile technologies to promote students’ mathematical thinking. The authors provide a list of related resources to deepen understanding of each guideline.

Key Findings

Six EDC researchers and 29 educators, researchers, and technology specialists worked together to identify the following five guidelines:

  • Take advantage of the affordances of interactive mobile technologies to support conceptual learning.
  • Keep learning at the forefront.
  • Create a classroom culture of exploration and sharing.
  • Provide teachers with supports to use new tools and to transform instruction.
  • Establish organizational arrangements to support effective use of technology.

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Josephine Louie, Catherine McCulloch, Pam Buffington, Marian Pasquale, Jennifer Stiles, Amy Busey
17 pages

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