Opt for an App
The materials on the website featured for this week is an unknown to me, in that I have not tested any of its offered resources. But, I do know the quality associated with the sponsoring organizations. Thus, if you try any of them out, please let me know so I can report the results.
MathLanding.org offers a collection of technology-based apps as virtual tools for teachers to use in theie classrooms.
Some options of the virtual tools:
Though directed at grade K-5 teachers, I would argue that some of the tools would be useful for grade 7-12 mathematics teachers as well.
- Cuisenaire rods
- Base ten blocks
- Pattern blocks
- Interactive hundreds chart
- Geoboards (coordinate and isometric)
- Coordinate graphing
- Creation of various types of graph paper
The Mathlanding website is connected to a project of Maryland Public Television partnering with The Math Forum at Drexel University
and the International Society for Technology in Education. Thus, please browse the many other options--Professional and Classroom-based--most of them connected to the implementation of the Common Core Standards.