Math Tutorial Music Videos Middle School students are working hard on their Math Wiki. They are using a variety of tools to create tutorials (Garageband, SmartBoard Notebook, PowerPoint, Animoto). Their latest creation to be embedded into the Wiki were Animoto Music Videos. They created PowerPoint slides, then exported them as jpg files to be imported into Wiki were Animoto Students are learning presentation skills and tools as they are designing the slides to create specific tutorials for math definitions and concepts they are learning in class. “By learning you will teach;by teaching you will understand.” ~ Latin Proverb Devlin's Angle: How today’s pros solve math problems: Part 3 (The Nueva School course) By Keith DevlinNOTE: This article is the final installment of a four-episode mini-series posted here starting in mid-January. In writing it, I have assumed my readers have read those three earlier pieces. At the end of last month’s post, I left readers with a (seemingly) simple arithmetic problem. I prefaced the problem with the following two instructions: 1. Solve it as quickly as you can, in your head if possible.
Gamefinder Addition BlocksTest your addition skills and speed! Destroy falling sum blocks by clicking on connected digit blocks. Add fast, or the sum blocks will stack up! Area BuilderCreate shapes using colorful blocks and explore the perimeter and area. Exploring Geometry with 9 Pin Circular Geoboard - Download Exploring Geometry with 9 Pin Circular Geoboard - Download If you have ever wondered how to introduce your students to the world of geometric reasoning then this new book is for you. From visualising to calculating angles in shapes drawn on a circular 9 pin geoboard, you can take them on a journey through the wonderful rigour of deductive reasoning. With clear diagrams that can be projected or copied and a narrative that opens up the problems for any reader, Geoff Faux has written a book that deserves a place in the collection of every maths teacher. This extended 100+ page PDF download is great value and includes the text of the book as well as the images and questions for use on a classroom whiteboard.
Three Good Tools for Creating Multimedia Books Online Twice this week I've been asked for alternatives to iBooks Author that students can use to create multimedia books. This is probably a good time to share the three options that I usually recommend. These are listed in the order in which I typically recommend them. 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.
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Polypad – Virtual Manipulatives These are the keyboard shortcuts supported by Polypad for accessibility: SHIFT: hold while you click on multiple tiles to select all of them at onceALT: hold before clicking and dragging on a tile to move a copyBACKSPACE: delete your current selectionC: duplicate your current selectionCTRL/CMD + X/Y: undo or redo your last changeARROWS: move the currently selected tiles up, down, left or right (hold SHIFT to reduce the shift size, for more precise moving)R: rotate the currently selected tile by 15° (hold SHIFT to rotate by –15°)S: move the focus to the sidebar on the leftT: move the focus to the toolbar at the bottomU: move the focus to the canvas areaESC: clear the current selection and close any open popups and modalsTAB: cycle through all buttons on the page and tiles on the canvas (hold SHIFT to reverse direction) Use CTRL/CMD + X/C/V to cut, copy or paste tiles.
100 Incredibly Useful YouTube Channels for Teachers YouTube has earned a reputation for featuring brain cell-slaughtering fare such as the truly abysmal Fred and playing host to the some of the most depressingly stupid comments this side of Yahoo! News. But for every participant liberally dishing out misspelled racist, sexist and homophobic talking points, there is at least one whose channel genuinely offers something provocative and educational. For teachers hoping to infuse multimedia into their classrooms, YouTube makes for an excellent starting point.
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. On the Information Highway," we can find online collections of real-world math activities, math activities with a specific real-life focus (including natural disasters), online data sources, portals for joining or launching collaborative math and science projects, and more. The real-world resources assembled here are sure to excite teachers and students alike.
Awesome Crack the Code Puzzle - PuzzlersWorld.com Below is a very interesting puzzle, you have to guess the code to unlock the lock 🙂 S1: 682: One number is correct and well placed S2: 614: One number is correct but wrong place S3: 206: Two numbers are correct but wrong places S4: 738: Nothing is correct S5: 870: One number is correct but wrong placed Answer: 042Explanation: From S1 and S2, we can say 6 can not be the correct number as both statement contradicts. Now from S3, 2 and 0 are correct, thus from S1, we can say 2 is correct and should be at third place. And S4 supports this.