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Math dos and donts

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Presentation at e4TN ENVISION Conference in Nashville, TN. June 22-23, 2010.

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Math dos and donts

  1. 1. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math" <br />Marti Gross<br />OF/Teacher , Munford High School<br />mgross@tipton-county.com<br />Sharon Sanders<br /> Teacher, Munford High School<br />ssanders@tipton-county.com<br />www.slideshare.net/tiffkelley<br />
  2. 2. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math"<br />Communication is probably one of the most important factors that will ensure a successful online class for you and for your students. As a teacher, you need to communicate with the following personnel: <br />Parents/Guardians<br />Students<br />Site Coordinators<br />Onsite Facilitators<br />Lab Facilitators<br />Guidance Counselors<br />Lead Teachers<br />
  3. 3. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math"<br />Methods of communication<br />Letters to Parents/Guardians<br />Newsletters<br />Phone Calls<br />Face to Face<br />E-Mails<br />Paging/IM’s<br />Discussions<br />
  4. 4. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math"<br />Dedicated time – set office hours that are convenient for you, but accessible by the students.<br />Collaborate with other teachers <br />
  5. 5. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math"<br />There is a large percentage of students enrolled that are gifted and enjoy additional resource materials. Direct these students to online reference materials. <br />http://www.interactmath.com Math Books<br />http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/math/ALGEBRA/math-ALGEBRA.htm - Guided Practice<br />http://www.glencoe.com/sec/math/studytools/ost.php4/na<br />
  6. 6. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math"<br />Teach technology with technology<br />Direct students to online calculator web sites:<br />http://www.coolmath.com/graphit/<br />
  7. 7. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math"<br />Embedding video and audio<br />You can embed video and audio files within your announcements as an attachment. <br />Using equation editor<br />Microsoft Office equation editor is an invaluable tool to work out equations. <br />
  8. 8. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math"<br />Use online tools<br />Pulse livescribe - http://www.livescribe.com/<br />Interactive board/PC/Interwrite Pads/memeo’s/ebeams which will allow you to write out information. You can then save and send it an attachment.<br />
  9. 9. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math"<br />Affiliate yourself with the course and its materials. This is not limited to the following:<br /> Technical Requirements –https://www.e4tn.org/home/<br /> Course Content<br /> Teacher Materials<br /> Student Materials<br />Familiarize yourself with your students<br />District Contacts<br />Student Introductory Activity<br />IEP’s/Sprite Information<br />
  10. 10. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math"<br />Log tickets<br />You must turn in tickets if there are any technical problems with the content or Learning Management System (D2L) site.<br />Grade the assignments within 72 hrs. <br />Reply to students’ emails within 24 hrs.<br />Remember SPRITE!<br />
  11. 11. "Some do's and don’ts in teaching online math"<br />Communicate,<br />Communicate, <br />and Communicate!<br />

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