Ipads in Middle School Mathematics
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Articles, blogs, courses and apps to assist teachers in using ipads and the like in their Maths classrooms.
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A PL for Melbourne maths teachers who want to use ipads in Maths.

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iPads in Math Class

iPads in Math Class | Ipads in Middle School Mathematics | Scoop.it
Last week the 9th grade students at City Arts and Technology (fondly known as CAT), which is one of the two Envision Schools in San Francisco, were able to use iPads in their last math classes of t...
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Students able to experiment with graphs in a real way. Making maths real!!

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8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching | Emerging Education Technology

8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching | Emerging Education Technology | Ipads in Middle School Mathematics | Scoop.it
These talks offer insights, concerns, and inspiration while discussing today's educational practices and shortcomings, from a variety of perspectives. TED
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A great read for all teachers. We need to move with and ahead of the technology - our students are!!

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The 6 Key Drivers of Student Engagement -- THE Journal

We believe that relevant, personalized, collaborative, and connected learning experiences enhance student engagement, which in turn drives student achievement. Although these learning experiences were available in a more limited way before the advent of technology, digital conversion has taken them to an entirely new level.


Via Nik Peachey
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Using technology especially ipads and maths apps in middle school classrooms addresses all 6 drivers of student engagement.

 

Well planned lessons based on strong pedagogy where technology is the tool rather than the novelty ensures students are learning in a way that is fun, purposeful and improves outcomes.

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LingleOnline's comment, May 2, 2013 4:31 AM
relevant, personalized, collaborative, and connected ... couldn't have said it better!
Jillian Zuber's curator insight, May 2, 2013 10:00 AM

A awesome read about using technology to connect with your students.

Laina McDonald, Ed.D's curator insight, May 20, 2013 7:15 PM

The new culture in the classrooms - digital learning drives student achievement

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Take Your Maths Class Digital | ICTEV

Take Your Maths Class Digital | ICTEV | Ipads in Middle School Mathematics | Scoop.it
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Another PD opportunity for Melbourne Maths teachers.

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Teachers, Students, Digital Games: What’s the Right Mix?

Teachers, Students, Digital Games: What’s the Right Mix? | Ipads in Middle School Mathematics | Scoop.it
  via MindShift When St. Louis fifth-grade teacher Jenny Kavanaugh teaches history, she uses her laptop to look at a map, or to give kids a virtual tour of the historical landmarks they’re stu...
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Interesting article on using Maths games instead of the traditional teaching methods.

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Blue collared workers the highest users of maths in the workplace, study reveals

Blue collared workers the highest users of maths in the workplace, study reveals | Ipads in Middle School Mathematics | Scoop.it
UNLESS you work in banking or a finance-related role, chances are you wouldn't expect to use mathematics much in your day-to-day job.
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Improving Mathematics results in schools is a must. Technology is the way to engage students in a subject that traditionally they don't like.

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Math Techniques and Strategies: Free iPad Apps in Math

Math Techniques and Strategies: Free iPad Apps in Math | Ipads in Middle School Mathematics | Scoop.it
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Some interesting apps discussed this week. MyScript app is a fantastic one that combines the teaching of handwritten logical working out with the ipad!

 

 

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12 Advanced iPad Tips All Educators Should Learn -- THE Journal

12 Advanced iPad Tips All Educators Should Learn -- THE Journal | Ipads in Middle School Mathematics | Scoop.it
Are you and your students really getting the most out of the iPad? FETC speaker Luis Perez lists 12 little-known tips, tricks, and settings to supercharge your iPad use.

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