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In this action research study of my classroom of 7th grade mathematics, I investigated uses of technology in my classroom essential in teaching and learning middle school mathematics. I explored how to enhance student involvement in learning and how to use problem-solving activities to build new mathematical knowledge, to applying knowledge and to adapt a variety of appropriate problem-solving strategies to daily life, AYP and STARS standards. I discovered that about 80% of the students reported that they liked having technology used in their math classroom, and that they feel more confident when problem solving in math with the use of technology. I found that the percentage of students mastering each standard had increased an average of 20% over the previous year. The percentage of students who felt good about themselves when they solved a math problem and said they liked math went up. As a result of this research, I plan to create a classroom that investigates and discusses how to solve problems in a collaborative environment using technology to support their growth and share that knowledge with teachers in my district.