Math

What Project-Based Learning Looks Like In Math

Project-Based Learning in Math: 6 Examples by Janet Pinto, Chief Academic Officer at Curriki I wish geometry was taught in this way when I was in school. Curriki’s new Project-based Learning (PBL) high school Geometry course is now available. For so many students, it’s difficult to make a real-life connection between math and their everyday lives. By …

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36 Math Apps For Elementary School Students

by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education As more classrooms adopt mobile devices such as iPads, teachers and technology integrators are faced with the question: “What apps do I install?” That is quite a hefty question too. There are over 90,000 iOS apps in the Education category of the App Store. Since apps that teachers …

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25 Common Core-Aligned Math Apps For Middle School Students

by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Not all educational apps are created equal. Some are more fun than others. Some are more pedagogically sound than others. And some are better for certain age groups than others. In the App Store, it is difficult to find out which apps are best for a particular age …

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25 Math Apps Parents Can Give to Their Kids

by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education For many of you, school is out and summer is here. Yah! But that also means summer learning loss. Boo. According to Dr. Ruth Peters, “students lose approximately 2.6 months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills during the summer months.” Yikes. And “all students experience learning …

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17 Measurement Apps For Math And Science

by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education If you teach math or science, you will likely find yourself asking your students to take out their rulers, compasses, protractors, thermometers, altimeters, and other measuring devices. Being able to see with a ruler and a protractor how a triangle with two equal sides really does have two …

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A Really, Really Cool Website For Students Who Think They Hate Math

The best resource for a student that thinks they hate math is a great teacher. But what about the best resource for that teacher? Beyond an active imagination, ability to relate to students, and an incredibly strong content knowledge themselves, it may not get much better than Numberphile . While the site is simple a crudely …

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