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Jamie House replied to Mitchell Swords's discussion Math remediation and acceleration programs in the group Online Teaching and Learning
"We've use Apangea before.  Some kids liked it, and we saw great results.  Others didn't like the fact that they had to go through so many sections and problems until they could get the online tutor or get to the quiz. …"
Nov 30, 2011
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Lisa Andrejko replied to Mitchell Swords's discussion Math remediation and acceleration programs in the group Online Teaching and Learning
"Try Mind Research. Also, Compass Learning math is hard to top."
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Math remediation and acceleration programs

Our school is in the process of identifying math programs for online use. Our purposes for these programs is listed below:- To identify needs of students based on pennsylvania state standards.-To show evidence of growth in fluency and grade eligible content.- To motivate students to practice math in a fun/meaningful way.-To allow students to accelerate their learning above gradelevel at their own pace. For these goals, our school district is mulling around 3 programs.…See More
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Google SketchUp Math and 21st Century Critical Thinking

This is simply a copy of my Blog entry inSwords Edgucation and Tech.        Each time I reach geometry standards in the math curriculum, I find myself trying to make geometry problems more meaningful and interesting. With Google Sketch-up, meaningful instruction has a new solution, providing relevance and more intrigue to geometry standards across the K-12 learning…See More
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Mitchell Swords replied to Ed Duclos's discussion Creating an Online Course Using Google Apps? in the group Google Tools for Teachers
"Ed,      It depends on how you want to field the content. The short answer is yes! But how? This is up to you. Here are some common course components and some ways to fulfill those tasks using Google Apps.    Your…"
Aug 20, 2011

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Google SketchUp Math and 21st Century Critical Thinking

Posted on August 20, 2011 at 4:17pm 0 Comments

This is simply a copy of my Blog entry inSwords Edgucation and Tech.

 

       Each time I reach geometry standards in the math curriculum, I find myself trying to make geometry problems more meaningful and interesting. With Google Sketch-up, meaningful instruction has a new solution, providing relevance and more…

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