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Virtual manipulatives - Mathematics and Science in SD#38 (Richmond) Although I believe nothing replaces the physical and sensory interaction with materials such as math manipulatives, in this time of COVID-19 and its many health and safety precautions and protocols, we are turning to the use of virtual manipulatives or e-manipulatives more then ever.

Students can use them on their computers or devices at home or in-school so that students do not need to physically share and use materials that would need to be regularly sanitized. The use of widely-used commercial mathematically structured manipulatives originated with the design and creation of Cuisenaire Rods in the early 1950s , although many other math materials, such as Froebel’s gifts and some Montessori math materials had been in use before this. Unifix Cubes were developed soon after this in 1953, by a family of educational suppliers who had worked with both Froebel and Montessori.

A book sharing ways to teach mathematics with the manipulatives from the NLVM was published in 2010. Didax Education. MathTalk™ Speech Recognition Math Software. Open mathematics. Using Writing In Mathematic. Using Writing In Mathematics This strand provides a developmental model for incorporating writing into a math class.

The strand includes specific suggestions for managing journals, developing prompts for writing, and providing students with feedback on their writing. In addition, the site includes two sample lessons for introducing students to important ideas related to writing about their mathematical thinking. Teaching Strategies For Incorporating Writing Into Math Class: Moving From Open-Ended Questions To Math Concepts Starting Out Gently with Affective, Open-Ended Prompts Writing about thinking is challenging. Begin with affective, open-ended questions about students' feelings. Have students write a "mathography"-a paragraph or so in which they describe their feelings about and experiences in math, both in and out of school.

Encourage students to keep their pencils moving. Try requiring 20 words per answer, even if they have to copy the same words again to reach 20. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. MATH WORDS, AND SOME OTHER WORDS OF INTEREST. If you have suggestions or comments E-mail to: Pat Ballew "....................

Read Pat's Blogs here to read Romanian translation of this web page (by Web Geek Science) A personal selection of outstanding reads for Students and Teachers.. Feed Your mind, Feed the World Order Amazon Books here and we donate the profits to Charities that feed the Hungry.. <A HREF=" Widgets</A> <A HREF=" Widgets</A> To focus search on these pages use the advanced search and enter pballew.net as the domain/site. Erik Demaine. Brainstorm and mind map online. Vernier Software & Technology. Virtual Manipulatives.

Graph Paper for High School Math. Art with Mrs. Nguyen: Radial Paper Relief Sculptures (4th/5th) Using a Protractor. Interactive angles teaching tool acute,obtuse,measure with protractor. This activity allows manipulation and investigation of various types of angles.

It can be used at a variety of different grade levels. At its most basic for teaching about types of angles, acute, obtuse or reflex. For more advanced use to create angle problems in which the missing letter angle values have to be found. You can click and drag the handles to change the angles and the values will updated. A built in protractor can be used to practice measuring angles. The controls The mode control is used to it selects the type of angle problem. In all the modes individual angles can be shown or hidden for example click the angle (a). The handles at the end of each line can be clicked and dragged to change the angle. Mode 'one' Identifying angle types. The initial mode is unique in that there is only one angle. The Foos — Fun computer programming for kids. Juice Labs - Chart Chooser.

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Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe interesting patterns that wouldn’t be apparent from looking only at stats. All Killer, No Filler This one’s different, trust us. To make the tedious task of making beautiful charts and maps easier, I’ve made the list of best data visualization tools available for the job.

Let’s get started! For Developers D3.js D3.js, short for ‘Data Driven Documents’, is the first name that comes to mind when we think of a Data Visualization Software. It doesn’t ship with pre-built charts out of the box, but has a nice gallery which showcases what’s possible with D3. FusionCharts. Matrix calculator. Classroom Activities by Texas Instruments - US and Canada. Wolfram MathWorld: The Web's Most Extensive Mathematics Resource. Fluidity Software, Inc. ScratchJr - Home.

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