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FUN IN LEARNING MATHEMATICS TECHNOLOGICAL PEDAGOGICAL CONTENT KNOWLEDGE (TPACK) MODEL

Benny Kong Tze Loong

Science And Mathematics Department

 

ABSTRACT

Learning Mathematics is something difficult for a lot of students, they cannot visualize those abstract concepts. One of it is combined operations of Addition and Subtraction.  The most common ways of doing it is just using a mechanical ways of memorizing with little understanding of the steps. 22 PISMP Semester Eight Mathematics Major Students gave their perceptions after explored to the activities. By using TPACK which content will be delivered through activities designed by referring learning theories (Cognitive - Constructivist) and with the support of technology such as Geometer Sketchpad (GSP) may create a more contextual, meaningful and fun ways of learning.

 

(Keywords: technological pedagogical content knowledge, TPACK, TPCK, Visualizing Mathematics, Combined Operations of Addition and Subtraction)