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Online Graphing Resources

Started by Anna-Marie Robertson. Last reply by Kiera Chase Jul 16, 2012. 1 Reply

Hello, my name is Anna-Marie and I am currently a Master’s student in the Educational Technology program at Boise State University. As part of this degree, I am conducting an evaluation that gathers…Continue

Tags: graphing, algebra

Using Technology to Support Students From Home

Started by Laura Spindlove. Last reply by Brian Arnot Nov 26, 2011. 1 Reply

I teach Math 8 and I'm doing an inquiry on how providing increasedoptions for at-home support will affect my students' competence andconfidence in mathematics.Some strategies I currently use…Continue

Tags: math, teechnology

GET THE MATH? Three online tutorials my eighth and ninth graders tried out & reflected on in collaborative groups...

Started by Snydersensei. Last reply by Brian Arnot Nov 21, 2011. 1 Reply

http://www.thirteen.org/get-the-math/ My eighth graders were done with practice and problems from the text.  We had ran races to then calculate…Continue

Tags: unitrate, GETTHEMATH, studentengagement, mathematics, link

Using technology in Math class: student-centered

Started by Laura Spindlove. Last reply by Elizabeth Durkin Jun 12, 2011. 1 Reply

I'm a Math 8 teacher doing a unit on Algebra. I use technology in my instruction (teach with touch-screen tablet computer + digital projector, have a class website with videos, games and resources,…Continue

Tags: student-centered, algebra, technology

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Comment by Katie Sheehan on June 16, 2016 at 1:21pm

Hi Patrick, 

I have been using the program IXL and Fraction Nation in my math classroom for the last year and both have been wonderful! I use IXL and Fraction Nation to support students with any math standard/concept aligned to common core. 

Comment by Patrick Jordan on July 5, 2012 at 12:27pm

I teach 6th grade math in Massachusetts. I'm looking for recommendations for:

1) excellent middle school math resources: websites, apps, books, lessons, etc; and

2) other great online math groups like this one where I can benefit from others' work.

So far, my challenge has been finding too many online recommendations that require hours of sifting through. Ideally, I'd like to get recommendations for what are regarded the best of the best. Something akin to Jane Hart's "Top 100 Tools for Learning," which provides a list of the most highly regarded learning tools.

http://c4lpt.co.uk/top-100-tools-for-learning-2011/

Thanks for your help.

- Patrick

Comment by Brian Arnot on November 26, 2011 at 10:16pm

Do you know of anyone that has used the Intel math projects? I am looking at using them in a cooperative teaching environment during a probability and statistics unit.

Comment by John Colwell on December 9, 2010 at 10:56pm

Has anyone checked out Itunes and looked at the podcasts.  They have some great video clips dealing with math.

Comment by denise mulloy on August 30, 2010 at 2:32pm
LiveBinders is just what I was looking for! I have been using One Note and love it. My classroom computer is a MAC and I needed to have something for accessing my plans. tyou
Comment by Jeanette Morehouse on August 6, 2010 at 10:49am
Hi! I'm joining this group because we plan to make Maths our focus for the year, specifically using inquiry methodology (IB PYP) as the approach for teaching all of the stand alone areas as well as the more easily integrated areas.
Comment by Bridget Singleton on April 22, 2010 at 1:27am
As a middle school math teacher, I have always struggled to find good online resources to teach more effectively. I recently came across a post on http://www.freetech4teachers.com/ about a new math resource site for teachers - TeacherZone. They have tons of math video lessons covering grades 3-10 absolutely free for teachers you can check it out at http://teacher.tenmarks.com).

I''ll periodically post other relevant resources which have helped me teach more effectively :)
Comment by Glenn Kenyon on April 10, 2010 at 6:40pm
Comment for Kareen:

I have this unit I do with US students about how to purchase a house. I gear it towards my graduating 8th graders.

http://inside.sfschool.org/groups/squeezeapenny/
Comment by Catherine Gladney-Gross on January 10, 2010 at 6:17pm
Hello! I have nearly completed my MS in Teaching Mathematics Grades 6-8. This group will be helpful to me, and I hope to share ideas with you!
Comment by Jennifer Potier on January 5, 2010 at 2:24am
To Kareen, I like to combine data and statistics with my year 8 work in fractions decimals and percentages. I do this by having students practice the f-d-p work while creating a frequency table of the data that they have collected. My colleague also includes an 'edible math' component, where the students must somehow represent their data in a visual form - eg pizza or cake pie graph, bar graph made up of food, etc. It is important to emphasize that accuracy and the inclusion of scales is important in the creation of the edible math project. You could even incorporate the edible math component with a study of fractions when measuring ingredients during an in-class or at home cooking exercise.
 

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