Use of Technology

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Checking the GCE AS and A Level Subject Content for Mathematics we see the following on the use of technology:
use-of-technology

Further Maths Resources

maths & further maths technology by content 111118  
or pdf format: maths & further maths technology by content 111118
This file is very much a work in progress; I have created an Excel version of the A Level Mathematics (age 16-18) subject content. This means it is easy to add notes and/or links to resources. Currently, there are several links to ClassWhizz Calculator instructions and videos. Links have also been given to other resources.

Will Hornby, OCR Mathematics Subject Advisor, has written very clearly on calculators for Mathematics A Levels in this post.

For excellent advice on the use of Technology, see these MEI pages. Note MEI’s comprehensive guidance with ideas for integrating Technology which I think will be useful whichever examination board you are using.
use-of-technology

From Edexcel:
A Guide to using GeoGebra when teaching AS and A Level Mathematics. This guide links to numerous GeoGebra files clearly mapped to the specification content.

Edexcel GeoGebra AS & A Level Mathematics

Edexcel GeoGebra Guide – Simultaneous Equations

WolframAlpha & Desmos

There are pages on this blog on GeoGebra, WolframAlpha and Desmos.
This post on Regression includes the use of GeoGebra for data analysis.
GeoGebra Regression

 

Calculator Guide Dr Frost

Calculator Guide Dr Frost example

Dr Frost – Calculator Guide

You can find an excellent calculator guide for the Casio FX991EX-ClassWiz on Dr Frost’s site.