“The single most important implication of research in dyslexia is not ensuring that we don’t derail the development of a future Leonardo or Edison; it is making sure that we do not miss the potential of any child. Not all children with dyslexia have extraordinary talents, but every one of them has a unique potential that all too often goes unrealized because we don’t know how to tap it.” Maryanne Wolf, Proust and the Squid Hive at Boardspace.net Hive is a boardless board game played with Hex tiles. The structure of the game is a fairly traditional chess-like game, overlaid with an insect. theme. The goal of the game is to surround your opponent's queen bee. The other pieces are represented by insects (ant, beetle, grasshopper, spider) and have rules for motion which are appropriate to their namesakes.
ABCya's 100 Number Chart Offers a Fun Math Activity for Kids From time to time I like to feature offerings from the sponsors of Free Technology for Teachers. ABCya.com is the longest running sponsor of this blog. ABCya's 100 Number Chart offers a simple online activity for elementary school students. Tantrix IntroductionOriginal Tantrix Puzzle (Crazy Tantrix)About the background of this pageTantrix Xtreme PuzzleThe Super 5 PuzzlesThree Pyramid PuzzlesThe Rainbow PuzzlesThe Discovery PuzzlesThe "Unsolved" puzzlesMy own puzzlesThe Rock Tips on solving a loop puzzleSolutions to the Original PuzzleSolutions to Tantrix XtremeSolutions to the Super 5 puzzlesSolutions to the Pyramid PuzzlesSolutions to the Rainbow PuzzlesSolutions to the Discovery PuzzlesSolutions to the "Unsolved" puzzlesSolutions to my own puzzlesSolutions to the Rock Introduction
TenMarks Adds New Free Features for Teachers TenMarks is a service that offers an online mathematics program designed to supplement your in-classroom mathematics instruction. The service allows you to choose from a selection of more than 20,000 practice problems to assign to your students through your TenMarks online classroom. TenMarks has added some new free features for the 2014-2015 school year. The TenMarks teacher dashboard has been updated to provide easier access to your students' performance data.
Jaap's Puzzle Page UPDATED31/12/2014. There are new pages on the Pyraminx Duo, the English Sixteen puzzle, Jushbox, Logi Toli, NHL Hockey Puck Puzzle, Ramka, Triplex and Mandorla, Woodn't Die, and Kwazy Quilt. I added Magic Color Puzzle to the 14-15 Puzzle page, Switch to the Switcheroo / Leaping Frogs page, the Chameleon Cube to the Peter's Black Hole page, an improved solution to my three colour loop problem on the Tantrix page, and an improved proof of theorem 3 on the The Mathematics of Lights Out page.
100 Math Smartboard Lessons K-5 HubPages report by michelle8989 1 Follower App Review: Tantrix Strategy connects luck and strategy The beautiful Tantrix Strategy game app [US$2.99] is an example of why it's sometimes good to wait for the second or third version of an iPad app before plunking down your money in the App Store. We're reviewing Version 1.1 here, and it improves on the original with an AI opponent (three levels). This is a huge boost, and it turns a so-so app into something all strategy gamers will want to at least look at. If you just want to dive in and check it out yourself right now, there is a free "lite" version of the app available here. For the rest of you, here's the scoop. Innovative Education Apps: Bio Inc Innovative Education Apps: Bio Inc by TeachThought Staff Name: Bio Inc, Biomedical Plague & Strategy
The New Periodic Table Song (In Order) The New Periodic Table Song In Order (To Make You And Your Students Crazy) by TeachThought Staff There once was periodic table song whose frenzied pace and extraordinary organization made it seemingly irreplaceable–a classic among classics. There was no need for another.