Using iPads During Math Stations I am continually trying to think of ways to use the iPads in a producing or student creation way, rather than a "lets play a game" kind of way. I am also trying to be as paperless as possible this year, so using the iPads is a win, win situation. I share the 20 iPads with another teacher so in all honesty, I only have 10 during math and I usually use 4 with my guided math groups, which leaves me 6 for math stations. My students are partnered up and do 2 stations a day. I have 10 stations that I change every 2 weeks. I try to link my math stations to what we are currently learning about and a review of things we have already learned. iPad Domino Measuring Math Station Students will be given dominoes, the "I Can Card" and 2 iPads (one for each student) in their Math Station bucket. iPad Problem Solving Station Students will be given the "I Can Card" and 2 iPads (one for each student) in their Math Station bucket. Guided Math Groups With The Teacher
msmathwiki [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Math Teacher Wiki This is an open/public wiki. That means that anyone is able to add text, pages, and upload files to this wiki. If you would like to add something to a page, just click on the EDIT button at the top of the page. When you are finished, don't forget to hit SAVE at the bottom of the page. First Day Page!! TMC12 Resource Page Middle School Math Teachers Resource Pages ..: Fausse Piste [Faire des Maths avec Google Earth ?] :.. Voilà un site un peu particulier traitant de Google Earth ! Real World Math propose des leçons de mathématiques à l’aide de Google Earth... S’adressant surtout au niveau collège et lycée, l’idée est assez sympa pour aborder quelques notions de mathématiques en relation avec la géographie... une affaire à suivre, car pour l’isntant le nombre de leçons n’est pas encore très grand. Les autres articles de cette rubrique :
EasyBib Connecting to Math in Real Life By Wendy Petti Who needs math games when a world of meaningful real-life fun is beckoning? It's easy and rewarding to connect to the real world in math class. Collections of Real-World Math Activities The math activity sites listed here are repositories of lesson ideas that can be explored offline without the use of computers. Math Goodies Their multi-media curriculum includes 168 in-depth lessons organized into instructional units. Practical Uses of Math and Science (PUMAS) This site offers 71 examples of real-life applications of math for upper elementary grades and above, including drawing/interpreting topographical maps, money math, creating math magic problems, measuring the heat of sand and rock; and much more. Mixing in Math This set of free activities helps teachers, parents, and after-school programs mix a bit of math into students' daily routines. National Math Trail Students from around the United States created real-life word problems related to their communities.
Paper Moon: Simulating a Total Solar Eclipse Using a Journal Article as a ProfessionalDevelopment Experience Rationale for Use This article provides mathematics teachers an opportunity to reflect on practice by exploring: How multiple representations can be used to enhance student learning and understanding of student learningHow physical, tabular, graphical, verbal, and symbolic representations can be connected in a lessonConnections across the different strands of the curriculum—algebra, geometry, and trigonometryConnections among different subject areas—mathematics, astronomy, and scienceUse of spreadsheets/technology to analyze dataAppropriate use of concrete models to explore mathematical ideasHow instruction can incorporate student interactions and feedback Suggestions for Use This activity may be used when working with pre-service teachers, or by in-service teachers interested in exploring ways to incorporate multiple representations and cross-curricular lessons into their classrooms. Procedures/Questions Next Steps/Extensions
Trouver une liste, un forum - Les listes de diffusion et forums de discussion Chaque discipline scientifique a ses espaces privilégiés de discussion. Pour repérer les plus utiles dans son domaine et les forums réellement actifs, il y a plusieurs chemins : Les annuaires spécialisés : CRULes moteurs de recherche spécialisés : Yahoo Groupes, Google Groupes Ces outils permettent de préciser sa recherche par région du monde, thèmes, nombre d’inscrits, langues, et date du dernier message diffusé sur la liste. Chaque discipline scientifique a des espaces privilégiés de discussion. C’est en essayant, tour à tour, ces différents outils que l’on pourra connaître, au bout d’un certain temps, les plus efficaces selon nos besoins. Recherche dans Google Groupes ou Yahoo Groupes : - En parcourant l’annuaire des groupes : on peut préciser sa recherche par région du monde, thème, nombre d’inscrits, langues, et date du dernier message diffusé sur la liste. - En entrant une équation de recherche dans la barre de recherche de Google Groupes ou Yahoo Groupes.
EasyBib: Free Bibliography Generator - MLA, APA, Chicago citation styles Use Creative Math Sites to Support Struggling Students - San Jose ESL Math language can cause problems for many English language learners. Math word problems are especially difficult because the language around the word problem can often times be a challenge. As a very basic example, look at the many synonyms for "DECREASE": subtract, take away from, lowered by, reduce, minus, etc. Then there are the NON-MATH words in the problems. Look at this basic math problem for elementary school: Five boys and three girls went on a field trip. First problem--the problem starts off with BOYS and GIRLS and then combines the two to make CHILDREN. Since math becomes increasingly more difficult as ELLs move on to middle school and high school, the same problem still faces them---the language of math. The video sites below offer more support for struggling students both ELLs and EOs. Both sites are free of course though they do want students and teachers to register. Denise
GeoGebra Applet Central Symétrie centrale - Diaporama - [Mathématiques - Académie de Lyon] Mathématiques - Académie de Lyon Slogan du site Site des Mathématiques de l’Académie de Lyon, Information, Programmes, TICE, formation, enseignement, mathématiques, école, collège, lycée, lycée général, lycée technique, lycée professionnel, upo, académie de Lyon Accueil Séquences TICE Collège Cinquième Symétrie centrale - Diaporama Article mis en ligne le 15 octobre 2008 dernière modification le 18 mars 2009 par Fasquelle Ludovic Imprimer Objectif : Connaître la définition de la symétrie centrale, différentes constructions du symétrique d’un point, reconnaître un centre de symétrie Thème(s) et sous-thème(s) : transformations Niveau : Cinquième Logiciel utilisé : pour la lecture : visionneuse Powerpoint ou OpenOffice (légères dégradations), pour la modification Powerpoint ou OpenOffice Intérêt de l’utilisation de l’ordinateur : facilite le débat en classe entière à l’aide d’animations. Durée : jusqu’à 15 minutes par séquence. Fichiers : Tous les fichiers au format zip : 5sym.zip Grandes Rubriques Accueil
The 5 Cs in Education: What If… Sketchnoting in the Process After my sketchnoting workshop at Miami Device, I was asked to record my process of CREATING the sketchnotes. I used Airserver to mirror my iPad display to my laptopUsed Screenflow to record myself sketching the main points of the presentationUsed Screenflow to speed up the recorded footage from 30+ minutes to 2.5 minutesExported, then imported into iMovie to add credtits and music This was the first time doing a screencast this way for me…there are a few kinks that I still need to work out (how to NOT record the screenflow toolbar). [The sketchnotes created in the video below were NOT created live, but AFTER, I had created the slide deck already} Here is the slide deck for the presentation Related Sketchnoting and Yet Another Dimension Experimenting with sketchnoting as note taking and as visual summaries and slide design has been an area of intense interest for me over the past six months. 24. In "Collaboration" Evolution of Note Taking: New Forms Note taking is a big topic among educators.
Fun Kids Online Math Games "Sheppard offers everything from early math to pre-algebra. The lessons include interactive activities to practice concepts. Students can shoot fruit, pop balloons, and even play math man (the math version of pac man!). Fractions, place value, money, and basic operations are some of the areas that are covered. Check it out at " --Shannon Jakeman , sjakeman.blogspot.com "Online math games, like the ones that you'll find for free at Sheppard Software, provide a valuable opportunity for children to learn a great deal while they're having fun. It can be very difficult for parents to find productive and worthwhile activities for children on the Internet; however fun online math games do offer a wonderful alternative. This free section of Sheppard Software was written for children. Sheppard Software offers a couple of cute games for the youngest math students. For slightly older kids, there are a number of very popular arcade-style "popup" math games.
Welcome to the Mathematics Assessment Project “And I’m calling on our nation’s governors and state education chiefs to develop standards and assessments that don’t simply measure whether students can fill in a bubble on a test, but whether they possess 21st Century skills like problem solving and critical thinking and entrepreneurship and creativity.” President Obama, 1 March 2009. News: MAP User Conference - Places available May 8 – 10, 2014 Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti, Michigan : Featured speakers include Valerie Mills (NCSM president), Malcolm Swan (lead designer of MAP) and Phil Daro (one of the authors of the Common Core State Standards). New – TRU Math: Teaching for Robust Understanding of Mathematics is a suite of tools for professional develompent and research - the alpha versions of these documents are available here. New lessons: We've been steadily adding new 'Classroom Challenge' lessons for grades 6-8 over the last few months, and in a few weeks all of the planned 20 lessons for each grade from 6 to 10 will be available. Products