Math and Science Spotlight PresentationBy: Codey Harrison, Mike Anderson, Krista Stevens, Rachel Mohr IDT 285 Section 3
Computer● Digital Camera used to take pictures of nature and make slide show● Scan imprints of leaves to use in slide show● Make a video of experiments● Use computer software to practice math
Communication● watch videos of experiments that you cant do in class.● do a skype call with another class and play jeopardy.● use the internet to research on science experiments
Tools● have the kids use excel to record data● type up theories on microsoft word● use word for writing up their own word math problems●
Multimedia ToolsMath Forum (www.mathforum.com)-Includes a problem of the week, "ask doctor math" that letsyou ask questions, or lets you answer another studentsquestion.Cool Math (www.coolmath.com-Has interactive games that let you practice specific mathideas in a fun way.Math World (www.mathworld.com)-Shows examples of formulas and has a dictionary of wordscommonly seen in mathmatics.Figure This (www.figurethis.org)-Gives students a "challenge" that they have to solve.
Special NeedsBrain Pop (www.Brainpop.com)Movies that help students understand concepts in a waythat can not be shown in books.IXL (www.ixl.com)Gives skills that special needs students typically learn ineach age group, and examples of each math skill.Online Calculator (www.online-calculator.com)Can use full screen calculator for students who need theenhanced version of a calculator.
Safety While Online-Teachers should go over what websites areacceptable and go through each website toensure that it helps the student in that subject.-Make sure that the information you are using isright, and that not just anyone has created thesite.-Watch over the students while they are on thecomputers
TelecommunicationYoutubehas specific channels that you can go to andwatch examples of math problemsPodcastsLearner.orgHas guides that let you look at how formulasare done and also shows video examplesMathtv.comLook up videos by topic and watch examples ofmath lessons.
RubricsRubistarCan make rubrics, control the number of columns and rowsand what the students are being judged on.IRubricAnother site to create your own rubrics and assessmenttools.EffectiveOnlineTeaching.orgOnline assessments made to use for online activitiesRubrics4teachers.comOnline rubrics, assessment rubrics, and grading scales tobase your rubrics on.
Intergrated Lesson Plans100th day of class activity:http://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=11133Scooper Mathhttp://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=10421Odds and Evenhttp://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=10423Throw and Catch Mathhttp://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=10271
Copyright Laws and Guidelines● Define what copyright laws are and what they consist of.● Experience various stakeholders interests and master the principles of fair use through a mock trial.● Encourage students to use copyright free photo sharing sites for projects.
Math WebquestMATH FRACTIONS AND THE FUN OF IT ALL....ADDINGFRACTIONS USING COOL MATH GAMESThis webquest is for adding fractions, and is geared towardthird through fifth grade.http://questgarden.com/101/05/7/100413162426/M&M MathThis WebQuest is designed to use different colored M&Msto help students with fractions and probability and is gearedtowards students in third through fifth grade.http://questgarden.com/62/76/8/080319213621/
Math Webquest ContinuedMelodies of MathLearning math facts and skills through motivational andmusical methods. Grades k-5http://questgarden.com/16/22/3/060210010131/Math DetectiveThis is a game in which the students can have fun and practiceconcepts of symmetry, translations, rotations, algebra puzzles,negative numbers, functions and graphs. Grades 6-8http://questgarden.com/121/35/5/110409090507/
SummaryAs you can see, there are many ways tointegrate technology into subjects like math andscience. We hope this presentation will behelpful in your future classrooms!
Assesment Questions● How can you use a program like Rubistar in your classroom?● Name two copyright free websites.● How would you ensure that internet safety is being integrated into your classroom?● In what way can you use communication with other classrooms?