Cybersmart – Internet and mobile safety advice and activities
“Cybersmart provides activities, resources and practical advice to help young kids, kids, teens and parents safely enjoy the online world.
Cybersmart also offers training and resources for schools and materials for library staff.”
Desmos Graphing Calculator
“Welcome to the Desmos Calculator!
Use this calculator for graphing, for calculating, for sharing, for creating. Look on the right for help or inspiration. “
About the STEM Challenge
“The 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge will be launched in partnership with Digital Promise, a new initiative created by the President and Congress, supported through the Department of Education. The initiative is designed to unlock the promise of breakthrough technologies to transform teaching and learning.”
Portal is used to teach science as Valve gives game away for limited time
“One of the biggest challenges in teaching science, technology, engineering, and math is capturing the students’ imaginations long enough for them to see all of the possibilities that lie ahead,” the company wrote on the Learn with Portals site. “Using interactive tools like the Portal series to draw them in makes physics, math, logic, spatial reasoning, probability, and problem-solving interesting, cool, and fun, which gets us one step closer to our goal—engaged, thoughtful kids!”
Desmos Graphing Calculator « Mathematics, Learning and Web 2.0
“it is a powerful resource, very simple to use and available for students to use at home. Several new features have been added”
Glean ComboCoin – Multiplication Learning and Teaching using coins
“The Glean ComboCoin tool provides multiple levels of problem difficultly and works with classrooms at various grade levels. It’s a fun tool to integrate with your teaching of fundamental–and typically serious–multiplication skills, including the distributive and associative properties of multiplication.
Lesson Ideas and Classroom Activities:
ComboCoin Jeopardy – large group (with a projector): Have students work individually or in teams to come up with combinations as quickly as possible. When they have a combination, they raise their hands and enter it into the ComboCoin game board. Each time a team finds a new combination, they receive a point.”
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