Small Group Investigation Math teacher Diana Herrington has been utilizing Google Slides with her math students in some really innovative ways. Rather than initially providing students with a Sine graph she instead has the students work in groups of 4. A slide in the group activity slides sets up the investigation. Each student is given…

# Category: Math

## Some Math Wisdom from Dr. Jo Boaler

I was taking a look at Jo Boaler’s Twitter feed and she had some good stuff worth sharing. Dr. Boaler is a professor out of Stanford who is doing some leading edge stuff in mathematics. Check out her best selling book “Mathematical Mindsets” on Amazon. I also really like this article by Dr. Boaler on…

## Teaching Math with Google #Googlemath

You can absolutely teach math with Google Apps. Google Apps helps to support a shift to Common Core thinking and collaboration. As a high school math teacher I used Google Apps with my students. I am working with Diana Herrington on teaching math in the Common Core era with Google products. Diana taught STEM classes for…

## Game Based Learning: Google Slides Coordinate Plane Battleship

Google Slides is an awesome tool for creating activity spaces. One of my favorite things about Google Slides is the ability to transform it from being a presentation tool to a collaboration or work space. One use for Google Slides is to create a game environment. Games can provide a context for a students learning,…

## Creating Math Manipulatives using GAFE by @MsDrasby

When Math Manipulatives are created with Google for Education APPS (GAFE) it helps leveling the playing field for children of all learning styles. The below video tutorials would not exist if Alice Keeler didn’t tweet for help and Kellie Konrad inquire about the methods used for creating with Google Draw and Slides. Thank you Ladies!…

## Google Forms: Students Respond with Math Symbols

Someone asked me how math students can respond with math answers like fractions into a Google Form. The answers from a Google Form are submitted to a Google Sheets spreadsheet. Thus the responses are limited to what can be entered into a spreadsheet. However, students can use other products to respond mathematically and provide the link…

## Math Teachers: Alice’s Guide to LaTex

Do not ask me how to pronounce LaTex, but as a math teacher it is a useful thing to know! In a nutshell LaTex let’s you put pretty print math symbols on the web. If you need fractions and square roots it can be very helpful to know just a little LaTex. Most websites will…

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