Math 2.0: Tools & Resources for 21st Century Learners

This was an opportunity for educators interested in teaching math to collaborate in the sharing of strategies, resources and ideas in various topic around math.

Favourite Tools in the Classroom

Description/Suggested Use

Contributor

(This list has been arranged alphabetically.)

Apps for the i-pod touch show on this particular page.
Has loads of other resources.

For visual representation of math concepts. Iinvolves teachers and students creating images of math learning using a paint program. This tool works on a SMARTBOARD.
See the Doodle Paint blog -- http://kweisner-doodlepainting.blogspot.com/

The math tools is a searchable database with links to a wide variety of tools for all levels. Their teacher to teacher forum allows interaction with other math teachers and ask Dr. Math is a good resource for student questions.
See esp . Math Tools Catalogue

Easier than Geometer's Sketchpad which was also recommended. It's multiplatform and in a pinch you can run it in your browser if you're on a computer that you aren't allowed to install new software to.

Josh Giebrecht

HippoCampus

Nadine Medeiros

mathtrain.tv

Student generated videos

Phil Macoun

Moodle LMS (Learning/Content Management System)

Suggested use -- to make class notes available
(Must be downloaded for teacher to use and hosted to give students access)

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This was an opportunity for educators interested in teaching math to collaborate in the sharing of strategies, resources and ideas in various topic around math.Math 2.0: Tools & Resources for 21st Century Learners## Favourite Tools in the Classroom

## Description/Suggested Use

## Contributor

(This list has been arranged alphabetically.)Has loads of other resources.

See the Doodle Paint blog -- http://kweisner-doodlepainting.blogspot.com/

See esp . Math Tools Catalogue

Claire Thompson

(Must be downloaded for teacher to use and hosted to give students access)

See Colleen Young's blog post -- http://colleenyoung.wordpress.com/2009/10/23/wolfram-alpha/

Josh Giesbrecht,

Colleen YOung