Technology in the Math Classroom

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"Technology in the math classroom: beyond the online textbook." Meredith Swallow, 10/24/11.

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Technology in the Math Classroom

  1. 1. Technology in the Math Classroom Moving beyond the online textbook
  2. 2. Resources <ul><li>EduTecher </li></ul><ul><li>edutecher.net/links.php </li></ul><ul><li>List of online resources </li></ul><ul><li>Real World Math </li></ul><ul><li>www.realworldmath.org </li></ul><ul><li>Using Google Earth in the math classroom - great lesson plans! </li></ul><ul><li>21 Things </li></ul><ul><li>www.21things4teachers.net/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>21 Things for 21st Century Educator  </li></ul><ul><li>Training on web tools; content specific tools and lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Futures Channel </li></ul><ul><li>www.thefutureschannel.com </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting math to real world applications - videos and corresponding lessons     </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Integration Matrix </li></ul><ul><li>http://fcit.usf.edu/matrix/matrix.php </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students </li></ul><ul><li>Data Visualization </li></ul><ul><li>Many Eyes </li></ul><ul><li>http://www-958.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/manyeyes / </li></ul><ul><li>http://visual.ly/ </li></ul><ul><li>Susan Hennessey's links to data visualization </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.delicious.com/sthennes/visualization </li></ul><ul><li>3DVinci </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.3dvinci.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Sketch up lesson plans/ideas </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why use technology? <ul><li>Computation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools support learning when integrated with teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Exploration with multiple representations of material </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility with learning styles of the classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emphasize connections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Among more abstract mathematical concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect to real-world situations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Address learning spectrum of the classroom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Varied learning tools  </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is technology? <ul><li>Task : Deconstruct the meaning of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Share ideas on:  </li></ul><ul><li>http://todaysmeet.com/TechtipsMath </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Example </li></ul><ul><li>Why use back channel in the classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul>
  5. 5. Classroom/Teacher Organization <ul><li>Online Grade Book </li></ul><ul><li>Engrade </li></ul><ul><li>    www.engrade.com </li></ul><ul><li>    Free online grade book </li></ul><ul><li>    Students have access to grade reports </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>     www.blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>    It takes 2 minutes to set up a classroom blog! </li></ul><ul><li>    Sharing/Learning what is happening in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>    Increase writing in the math classroom  </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Management System </li></ul><ul><li>     Edu 2.0  http://techtipsoctober.edu20.org </li></ul><ul><li>     Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>    OpenClass (Google Apps for Education) </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul>
  6. 6. Independent Learning <ul><li>IXL </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ixl.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>(+) </li></ul><ul><li>Skill practice </li></ul><ul><li>Aligns to state standards </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly auto reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptive  </li></ul><ul><li>Stronger reporting </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>(-) </li></ul><ul><li>$ (30 day free trial) </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;smart score&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>TenMarks </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tenmarks.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>(+) </li></ul><ul><li>Skill practice </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly auto reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Basic is free </li></ul><ul><li>(-) </li></ul><ul><li>Solve -30 + (-25) using absolute values </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lesson Plans <ul><li>Spreadsheets  </li></ul><ul><li>    Math concept: Distance, Rate, Time </li></ul><ul><li>    Real world: Travel </li></ul><ul><li>    Cross-curricular: Physical Education, Science (health) </li></ul><ul><li>Sketch up </li></ul><ul><li>    Math concept: Geometric concepts; budgeting; equations; number  </li></ul><ul><li>    operations </li></ul><ul><li>    Real world: Architecture  </li></ul><ul><li>    Cross-curricular: History, Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>    Math concept: Ratios </li></ul><ul><li>    Real world: Currency/Exchange rates </li></ul><ul><li>    Cross-curricular: History/Social Studies, Language Arts </li></ul><ul><li>     Science, Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Filetype:KMZ or Filetype:KML </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul>
  8. 8. More than math apps <ul><li>Think beyond the traditional use of apps </li></ul><ul><li>iTimeLapse </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intervals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frames </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Angry Birds and other similar games </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parabolas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Angles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quadratics </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Resources <ul><li>EduTecher </li></ul><ul><li>edutecher.net/links.php </li></ul><ul><li>List of online resources </li></ul><ul><li>Real World Math </li></ul><ul><li>www.realworldmath.org </li></ul><ul><li>Using Google Earth in the math classroom - great lesson plans! </li></ul><ul><li>21 Things </li></ul><ul><li>www.21things4teachers.net/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>21 Things for 21st Century Educator  </li></ul><ul><li>Training on web tools; content specific tools and lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Futures Channel </li></ul><ul><li>www.thefutureschannel.com </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting math to real world applications - videos and corresponding lessons     </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Integration Matrix </li></ul><ul><li>http://fcit.usf.edu/matrix/matrix.php </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students </li></ul><ul><li>Data Visualization </li></ul><ul><li>Many Eyes </li></ul><ul><li>http://www-958.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/manyeyes / </li></ul><ul><li>http://visual.ly/ </li></ul><ul><li>Susan Hennessey's links to data visualization </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.delicious.com/sthennes/visualization </li></ul><ul><li>3DVinci </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.3dvinci.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Sketch up lesson plans/ideas </li></ul>

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