The integration of technology in the math classroom can help students to better see and therefore understand the reasoning behind math. Math is complex and students need a way to engage with the content and understand the concepts. Technology can provide this opportunity.
Math education is at a cross roads. Technology has the power to bring right the ship and bring mathematics education back to the forefront. Technology can help to engage students. Teachers need to be ready and accepting of the technology available to enhance their classes.
The National Council Teachers of Mathematics have issued a statement on the use of technology in the math classroom. It is crucial for teachers to know what technology is available to enhance their practice and to have the support to implement it. The power in the statement offered by NCTM lies with the people with whom you share it!