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Dr. Jenny K. Tsankova Dr. Madge Thombs NCTM Regional Conference 2012 Hartford, CT Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them ◦ Non-routine problems Model with mathematics ◦ Solve problems from real life Use appropriate tools strategically ◦ Digital “natives” Read, write, draw, take pictures and videos, watch videos, communicate, collaborate, manipulate data, access a world of resources, small and light, can easily be put away. What are the goals? ◦ Engagement ◦ Access to digital textbooks ◦ Access to digital environment What learning problems does the IPad solve? How do your lesson plans change? Backup plan? What is your comfort level with technology? What is the role of the learner? ◦ Classroom management ◦ How to stay on one App What is the role of Parents? What is the role of the Teachers? ◦ How can your colleagues help? ◦ Approve the Apps Common Core ◦ Illustrativemathematics.org Digital Textbooks and readings ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Algebra 1 CC Geometry CC Minds of Modern Mathematics Mastering Mathematics (Grade 6 and 7) STEM: Algebra PBS Teachers Singapore Math Grade 5, 6, 7 Math World Easy tools ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Pick Me Dice StopWatch or Easy Timer Lightning Talk The Ruler Virtual Manipulatives ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Math World Algebra (Barron’s) Math Quizzer (the four operations) Math Pentagon Apps (Grade 5, 6, 7, 8) Quizzes Calculator XL; Graphing Calculator SketchExplorer; Quick Graph References ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Quixey (on IPad internet search engine for Apps) Geometry Stash Math Ref Imathmatics Wolfram Alpha Dictionary Videos ◦ Khan Academy ◦ Teachingchannel.org Misc ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Bloomberg DropBox SkyDrive GradeBook Pro Skype PPPresentations Educreations Whiteboard Equivalent Fractions Fractals Singapore Math Bar Models Monkey Math 7 Slice It MISC Electric Box Bubble Ball BrainPop http:// ipadteacher.wordpress.com http://palmbeachschooltalk.com/groups/ipa dpilot/ www.numberstreet.com ◦ This PPP will be placed on the website ◦ Numberzine math magazine