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CanFigureIt Geometry: Proofs Simplified

CanFigureIt Geometry: Proofs Simplified | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Geometry proof tool where students can solve proof problems independently and interactively, for homework, in class, and in a flipped-classroom setting.
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a unique way to teach and learn geometry proofs
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Point of view – Yummy Math

Point of view – Yummy Math | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Point of view - If you have a set of cubes for your classroom, this would make a great group hands-on project. Its an old puzzle but the activity deserves a revisit
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Views of 3D objects are one of the topics for the new BC Math 8 course.
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NBA Finals, 2018 – Yummy Math

NBA Finals, 2018 – Yummy Math | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
NBA Finals, 2018 - Celebrate the NBA and NBA Finals by involving your students in interpreting what can be deduced from graphical representations.  In this activit
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It's hard to find good problems on infographics for math classes. This looks like a good one.
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Mathematical Mindset Teaching Resources

Mathematical Mindset Teaching Resources | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Welcome to our Mathematical Mindset Teaching Resources page! On this page we share teaching resources and ideas that will enable students to see mathematics as an open, growth, learning subject and themselves as powerful agents in the learning process. These ideas will help you to create and maintain a growth mindset mathematics classroom.  
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Great resource page with free items as well.
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What is Mathematical Beauty: Teaching Through Big Ideas and Connections

What is Mathematical Beauty: Teaching Through Big Ideas and Connections | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
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This document goes with the Grade 4 Mindset Maths.
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Would You Rather...?

Would You Rather...? | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
ASKING STUDENTS TO CHOOSE THEIR OWN PATH AND JUSTIFY IT
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"a collection of quick and fun math challenges for students—presents a picture with a problem that has two paths. Students then choose one of the paths and justify their choice with mathematical reasoning"  mentioned on EdWeb
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Which One Doesn't Belong?

Which One Doesn't Belong? | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
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One of the new curricular goals in Math is to "Communicate in a variety of ways to explain, clarify, and justify mathematical ideas." The best part of this site is that each problem has multiple correct responses that can be justified. Students have to think through the differences that they see and then make logical decisions and be able to explain it to others. These are the topics: Shapes, Numbers, Graphs and Equations.
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wild.maths.org

wild.maths.org | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
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A sister site created by Plus Magazine "for students aged 7 to 16 to explore Math and nurture mathematical creativity"
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With Math I Can - Growth Mindset Tools

With Math I Can - Growth Mindset Tools | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Take the With Math I Can growth mindset pledge and access worksheets, lesson plans and other growth mindset resources for use at home, in your classroom and in your district. From Amazon Education, TenMarks, Common Sense Education, ClassDojo, PERTS, Jo Boaler and more. Stop saying I’m not good at math.
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New Math Literacy in Overdrive

New Math Literacy in Overdrive | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
We have added some wonderful new Math Literacy titles to Overdrive! Take a look at these titles along with all of the many other math titles that we have added over the past few years. This is a gr...
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Math Literacy for kids

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Pixar: The math behind the movies - Tony DeRose - YouTube

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/pixar-the-math-behind-the-movies-tony-derose The folks at Pixar are widely known as some of the world's best stor...
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This is a great short video that demonstrates the use of grade 7 & 8 topics such as transformations, the coordinate plane, cubic structures, and other topics are used to create the animations at Pixar.

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What's Going On in This Graph? - The New York Times

What's Going On in This Graph? - The New York Times | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Graphs, maps and charts from The Times -- and an invitation to students to discuss them live.
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In a partnership between the New York Times Learning Network and the American Statistical Association they have put together a website called What’s Going on in this Graph? In that partnership, the NYT team selects a newsworthy and timely graph from their award-winning output. The ASA team hosts a conversation on the NYT website about what students notice and wonder about those graphs.
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The Secret to Solving Word Problems. Hint: It's Not about Math

The Secret to Solving Word Problems. Hint: It's Not about Math | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Solving word problems is far more about effective reading skills and far less about math. The key is to show students reliable rules to see it that way.
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Great article and check out the Mind Print Learning link at the bottom for details on problem solving strategies.
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Kay Toliver Classroom Lessons | The Futures Channel Educational Videos and Activities

Kay Toliver Classroom Lessons | The Futures Channel Educational Videos and Activities | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
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Futures Channel ( math in the real world) brings you a resource you can look into when you are ready. It includes eight lesson plans and accompanying short video clips showing a master teacher, Kay Toliver, at work using these in her classroom. This resource will be open for your viewing at all times. Bookmark it for future use.
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Free Online Student Course

Free Online Student Course | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
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How to Learn Math is a Ffree online math course for students (adults too), that will improve your students attitude toward math, help them engage more deeply with math, and perform better on standardized tests.
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The world’s first Casual Modding platform

The world’s first Casual Modding platform | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Polyup: The world’s first Casual Modding platform. Help Poly to solve puzzles by modding with Polyup, a computational thinking Goliath.
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"a new digital environment for experimenting with numbers and functions" Jo Boaler  Grades 3 - 12
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Amazon.com: Mindset Mathematics: Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas, Grade 4 (9781119358800): Jo Boaler, Jen Munson, Cathy Williams: Books

Amazon.com: Mindset Mathematics: Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas, Grade 4 (9781119358800): Jo Boaler, Jen Munson, Cathy Williams: Books | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Mindset Mathematics: Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas, Grade 4 (9781119358800): Jo Boaler, Jen Munson, Cathy Williams: Books
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"The most challenging parts of teaching mathematics are engaging students and helping them understand the connections between mathematics concepts. In this volume, you'll find a collection of low floor, high ceiling tasks that will help you do just that, by looking at the big ideas at the fourth-grade level through visualization, play, and investigation."
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Photomath - Camera calculator

Photomath - Camera calculator | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Photomath is the world's smartest camera calculator and math assistant! Point your camera toward a math problem and Photomath will show the result with solution.
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This is a great app (App Store and Google Play) to help your students with their homework. Snap a picture of any math problem, get step-by-step “show your work” instructions, and the answer in an instant. Also includes a smart calculator.
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Pi in the Sky | Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences - PIMS

Pi in the Sky | Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences - PIMS | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
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a free online Math magazine for high school students.
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expii solve

expii solve | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it

The purpose of Expii Solve is to get kids—and adults—to approach math as an art. “When people look at art, they say, ‘neat!’ It makes you feel some kind of emotion,” says Loh. “But if you try to teach art by telling exactly how to hold the brush, measure the hues of each color and mix in exact proportions, and then assess students not by painting a picture but how well they can do these steps, everyone will say, ‘I hate art.’”
 “If you learned math through memorizing and quickly plugging into a formula, that’s not the point,” says Loh. “The real point of math is thinking through which formula to invent, how to twist it and use it in a different way.”

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My Criteria for Fact-Based Apps

My Criteria for Fact-Based Apps | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Disclaimer: I do not work for any edtech companies and I have no desire to work for any edtech companies. I have no skin in this game. I make absolutely no money off any apps and plan on keeping it that way. This disclaimer means I have nothing to disclaim and you are getting my…
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Totally agree with Tracy Zager's three criteria.

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Watch "Self Directed, Peer-to-peer Learning Can Teach the World | Bodo Hoenen | TEDxLoyolaMarymountU" Video at TEDxTalks

Watch "Self Directed, Peer-to-peer Learning Can Teach the World | Bodo Hoenen | TEDxLoyolaMarymountU" Video at TEDxTalks | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
Bodo describes his project to build algorithms that take advantage of peer-to-peer learning and discovery to allow learning, even in settings where people have virtually no knowledge of technology or literacy.

Bodo Hoenen is an EdTech innovator creating autonomous self-schooling opportunities for children in poverty, disaster areas, conflict zones, and areas that restrict open education. Motivated by his young daughter's self-directed learning, Hoenen realized children crave learning and when g
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ans also very exciting is the software program that Moonshot Education Project is developing that figures out what works and what doesn't work as a student uses their tablet to learn.

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YouCubed - Join the Revolution

YouCubed - Join the Revolution | Math Education Supplements | Scoop.it
The new movement to revolutionize math teaching and learning. A nonprofit providing free and affordable K-12 mathematics resources and professional development for educators and parents.
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keep an eye on this new website for lots of math help for both parents and teachers.

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