Mathematics has been taught throughout history without much more than a straightedge, a compass, and an abacus. So there is little question that all the major concepts of mathematics can be delivered without the aid of modern technology. But clearly, just the time-saving aspect of using technology can greatly enhance the art of teaching. Here we will identify some of the ways the use of technology can prove helpful in the classroom.

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Arthur N. Divito,, is a retired Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at the City Colleges of Chicago in Illinois. He is interested in the pedagogical uses of software to enhance the teaching and learning of fundamental concepts in mathematics.

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