Teaching with Technology

Saturday, April 5th, 8:45am-2:30pm

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey

SMART Boards, iPads, Tablets and More!
Feel free to BYOD

A Sampling of Presentations

  • Bringing Engagement to Lessons with Nearpod
Learn how to use multi-platform (iOS, Android, Web-based) tool, Nearpod, as a means to present interactive lessons. An example lesson will be presented, a breakdown of how to create a lesson, and the assessment data collected will be reviewed. This is sure to be engaging!
K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • Help, I'm Getting a SMART Board and Haven't Used One!
SMART Board basics: how it works, downloading and beginning to use SMART Notebook software including a hands-on tour of the SMART Notebook toolbar, creating basic, interactive lessons, finding lessons and ideas on the Internet. If you have SMART Notebook on a laptop, bring it with you (but that is not required for the workshop).
  • Grab Students' Interest with Virtual Manipulatives from the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives.
We will explore the Library of Virtual Manipulatives, which resides at Utah State University. It is a wonderful resource for all students, teachers, supervisors, and education colleges
K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • The Role of Technology in Student Engagement & CCSS Mathematical Practices
Engage in a lively conversation about effective ways to teach
mathematics from algebra to calculus through purposeful technology integration. During this session, useful strategies and examples related to CCSS mathematical practices will be shared among participants. Tips and activities will be explored through online resources, and iPad apps.
9-12, college/university
  • Little Learners with iPads
Littler Learners with play doh, unfix cubes, and iPads...Got an iPad, several iPads, or a class set of iPads...now what? Use the iPad as a tool not a toy in your classroom. Learn about educational apps to encourage and promote creativity, collaboration, and citizenship. Learn how to use the iPad to assess your learners.
pre k - 3
  • Let Your Variables Vary!
When students experience variables in dynamic settings, they better understand operations with variables and functions. See how using technology to represent and analyze relationships between variables, and to investigate random variables, can build students’ ability to reason abstractly and quantitatively.
6-8, 9-12