Technology Tidbits

integrating technology to transform teaching and learning

July 15th, 2014

In This Edition...

  • Math 42 is an app that will impact how math is learned and taught.
  • View a model for the use of effective technology, content and pedagogy in a classroom.
  • Find the app with properties you need within the Periodic Table of Apps.
  • Guided practice is a setting on the iPad that a teacher prevents unwanted sites or programs to be accessed.
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Math 42

This app allows the use of the keypad to create equations. It also simplifies, solves and shows the correct steps in about 1 second. Rethink homework.


Math 42 in the App Store

TPCK model (Technology, Pedagogy, Content Knowledge)

This model demonstrates how every learning experience in a classroom can be categorized. Teachers are content experts and apply effective pedagogy. The goal is to gain the knowledge of how technology fits into learning as well.
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Periodic Table of Apps

If you are searching for apps that fit specific properties, this is a great place to explore.


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This short video shows how the 'guided practice feature' can prevent off task iPad use.

This feature was demonstrated at some of the the Beyond Basics trainings.
iPad IOS 6 Guided Access