Join the Summer of Math 2021 Guest Blog by Howie Hua Last Summer I created a weekly math session called “Math Summer” where teachers do math together over Zoom. I decided to create a space to do math, especially low-floor high-ceiling problems, so we can learn from each other as well as potentially use these tasks in our classroom. Teachers… Read More »Summer of Math 2021 with Howie Hua
GeoGebra is 100% FREE Use Illustrative Math Curriculum Illustrative Mathematics is a free, creative commons OER math curriculum that takes a more modern approach to how we teach mathematics. GeoGebra has taken the Illustrative Mathematics curriculum and kicked it up a notch….FOR FREE. Preview High School Curriculum This free curriculum is available in GeoGebra for grades 6 – 8 and… Read More »Free Illustrative Math in GeoGebra
EquatIO works with Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, Jamboard, and more to add math to these products. It is FREE for teachers. You will need to install the Chrome extension and fill out the form to make your free trial into a free premium subscription. You can VERBALLY type your math! Voice Typing There are so many amazing features of… Read More »Voice Type Your Math
Teach math and critical thinking using Open Middle and Google Jamboard. Using Jamboard allows students to show their thinking.
Illustrative Math is FREE Open Source CURRICULUM. This is not just some supplemental resources, but rather something you can fully adopt for your classroom. GeoGebra is also completely free. GeoGebra allows for interactive exploration of math concepts. High School & Elementary Curriculum Coming out this summer (2021) will be the math curriculum for high school Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra 2.… Read More »FREE DIGITAL MATH CURRICULUM: Illustrative Math in GeoGebra
I am digging teaching with with GeoGebra this year. In my quest to start a lesson by having students do the thinking I wanted to use GeoGebra classroom to have students construct a Chord, Central Angle, and Inscribed Angle. However, I had a failure in setting up the activity. My buddy Tim Brzezinski is the master at GeoGebra and he… Read More »GeoGebra Classroom: Students Make Constructions
“We fumble teaching kids mathematics right from the start. We continue the historical trepidation of negative numbers in school. Teach math for deep meaning and understanding vs. temporary correctness for some benign test.” – Sunil Singh Try Zero Sums No more memorizing “negative and negative give positive”. The power/flexibility of zero pairs AND the understanding that (identical number) subtract (identical… Read More »Teach Math for Deep Understanding By Sunil Singh
I have really been getting into GeoGebra for teaching math. Geometry Puzzles I created several puzzles in GeoGebra for my students to show the properties of parallelograms. Notice the GeoGebra file link in the speaker notes. I wanted all the puzzles together in one place so I used Google Slides. I was assigning only one puzzle per group to do… Read More »MATH: Saving GeoGebra Files
GeoGebra is an excellent way to let students explore math concepts. GeoGebra is great for grades K – college. When creating elements in a GeoGebra applet you will need to be able to duplicate objects. Tim Brzezinzski, the GeoGebra expert, helps me, Victoria Thompson, and Chris Brownell explore duplicating (and other things) in GeoGebra. Sign Into GeoGebra I sign into… Read More »Duplicate Objects in GeoGebra
Guest Blog post by Tim Brzezinski Recently, many districts have announced plans that require teachers to facilitate some level of remote instruction. If this is the case for you, you don’t need to stress! Your virtual math class can be fully engaging, student-centered, and discovery-based with using GeoGebra. Even better: You don’t need tech-expertise to do this. With GeoGebra, you… Read More »Teach Math Remotely with GeoGebra
Finding the math in the world around us is one of my favourite things. I love pointing out math topics that can be discussed from objects that seemingly don’t hold any math in them.
GeoGebra is a digital math platform. Perhaps like me, you’ve had some preconceptions about GeoGebra and didn’t think it quite fit in with what you are doing with your math students. However, GeoGebra works great no matter your topic! Heck, you could use it for non math topics as well. GeoGebra allows you to create a page or a “book”… Read More »Math Teachers: Using GeoGebra in Remote Learning
Youcubed out of Stanford is on a mission to reframe mathematics education. That there is no such thing as a math person, we are all good at math! Week of Inspirational Math The first step is to help students to have a growth mindset towards math. Youcubed provides what they call “Week of Inspirational Math.” Youcubed has a lot of… Read More »Math: Remote Learning with Youcubed WIM
EquatIO Mathspace for Student Math Work Texthelp, the makers of Read&Write, have videos on their site to help with remote learning. EquatIO math space is an open canvas for students to add math, shapes, and text. New Space Click on “New Space” to open up a math canvas. The toolbar along the bottom allows you to type math, insert a… Read More »Math Teachers – Remote Learning with EquatIO
Follow These Hashtags on Twitter How do you keep up? You can’t. There is no way we can know everything about teaching, about learning, and about mathematics. This is the beauty of Twitter. It is bite sized, 280 character or less, of learning. Follow a Hashtag A hashtag is a topic. When you tweet something it goes to the stream… Read More »Math Twitter Hashtags