Tech Today: Math
November 19, 2013
Stereotypes About Math That Hold Americans Back
Great resource for finding video and other teaching resources for higher math skills:
Geogebra Channel on YouTube:
Videos to show how to work complex problems.
Geogebra App for iPad:
Something for Everyone here!!
Apps that teach math skills ranging from counting ladybugs and ants to creating 3D graphs!
Math Champ and Math Champ Challenge (Grades 4-7)
Math ChampThe Math Champ Client app is already installed on student iPads and is available for you to use. If you would like to see it in action, Mrs. Dusin uses it with her 7/8th graders. Here is a link to instructions on using the app: http://www.inkids.com.au/2012/08/math-champ-quick-start-guide/ You need to install the Math Champ Host to assign problems to students….best news is it is free!
Math Champ Challenge!
This is a new addition that came out this year and problems are aligned to the Common Core Standards. There is both a free and paid version of Math Champ Challenge. The free version advertises over 2500 challenges for grades 4-7. Check it out!
Fizzy's Lunch Lab (PBS)
Math in Action!!
Math in Action Review:
Math In Action is a math app designed for kids from preschool to early elementary school. In addition to math facts, it also addresses sorting by colors and shapes, fine motor skills, and fun math related games.
There are 4 sections in the app: Sorting, Addition, Subtraction, and Transformation. Each section has 20 levels, and 5 are free. There are also 3 game rooms for math related fun: Abacus, Music room, and Play Room.