Communicating in Math
Integrating Technology into Your Math Program
Ontario Educational Resource Bank (OERB)
The Ontario Educational Resource Bank is a useful tool for Ontario teachers to share resources with other Ontario teachers and students. It could be used in Math as part of the three part lesson process (Minds-On, Action, and Consolidation). It contains:
- 26 000+ resources
- interactive learning objects, units
- word processing files, flash movie files, PDF files, HTML pages
- created by teachers for teachers and students
- K to 12
- Video Resources: Learn 360 provides over 8,000 videos and 20,000 video clips through a very user friendly and intuitive interface for students
Students can access material https://resources.elearningontario.ca/ with the following login - Username: PDSBstudent Password: oerbs
Or go to BYOD Portal Page: byod.peelschools.org as a PDSB student or PBSB teacher, login into the environment, and click on the OERB button to gain access.
Pixie 3 is a simple drawing program that is ministry licensed. In addition to the many artistic tools, Pixie 3 allows you to record your voice and create your own digital stories. It can be used to help Communicate ideas in Math or to help develop the other Math processes.
• Overview of Pixie 3: http://www.tech4learning.com/pixie)
• Recipes and Snacks (tips and tutorials): (http://www.tech4learning.com/pixie/training)
• Ideas for the classroom: (http://www.tech4learning.com/pixie/resources )
Frames 4 is ministry licensed software that allows you to create digital stories and animations with clipart provided in the program, your own designs or imported media. Again, Frames 4 can be another useful application to help Communicate ideas in Math or with the other Math processes.
- Overview of Frames 4 (http://www.tech4learning.com/frames)
- Recipes and Snacks - tips and tutorials (http://recipes.tech4learning.com/)
- Lesson Plans (http://creativeeducator.tech4learning.com/lessons)
Video creation and editing tool with music and animations
Slideshow presentation tool that allows you to animate text and images, and include music
A Digital Book creating tool that enables you to import images from your camera roll, take images, record audio, and publish books.
Check out the Teaching and Learning section on Peel21st Chicklet (PDSB Login and Password required) http://intranet.peelschools.org/21stCentury/Pages/default.aspx. It contains a number of great ideas for the Digital Classroom, BYOD, Mobile Technologies, and much more!
Provide your student with online tutoring (Live tutors) through the Ontario Ministry of Education: https://homeworkhelp.ilc.org/
Check out the website on Integrating Technology with Math:
Check out the PDSB BYOD Portal Page go to: byod.peelschools.org
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