Math Tools for Teachers

Teacher in need of math tools and math apps for teaching? I’ve reviewed hundreds of math apps for teachers and provide lots to insight into using Math EdTech in the classroom.

Coding in the Classroom with Avokiddo Apps for Kids

I love the Hour of Code and how students across the world celebrate coding at the end of each calendar year. Regular readers know that I love to spotlight seasonal topics, but I sometimes worry that isolating terrific resources to a month or a week makes it seem like they don’t have a regular place […]

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Create Math Courses On Demand with Curriculum Engine

The team at Walch Mathematics has created a new curriculum platform to help educators customize math resources. Just launched this month, Curriculum Engine is a dynamic platform. It gives educators access to high-quality, standards-aligned courses for high school math. And with this resource, you can adjust the curriculum to meet the needs of your students. […]

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Where To Find Educational Videos for Students

Have you ever held your fingers over the record button of a VCR to capture the exact moment something was about to happen on a television show? For many students (and younger teachers) this concept is entirely foreign. The stress and excitement of recording the perfect clip on a blank videotape are totally lost on […]

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Learn How To Create a Positive Math Culture

What does it look like to create a warm and inviting classroom culture? The answers to this question may vary when talking to elementary, middle and high school teachers. Building a classroom culture full of hope and possibility is essential in all subject areas. But when students enter a classroom where the subject matter is […]

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Shapes 3D Augmented Reality Geometry Drawing App

I’m always excited to meet folks who are passionate about educational technology. At ISTE this past June, I met Milena Piasecka a Product Manager for the company Shapes at the end of one of my sessions. Her passion for the power of digital tools in the classroom was clear from the start and I was excited to learn […]

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Three Reasons to Use Visual Coding in Your Curriculum

Do you have a plan for teaching coding this school year? If the idea of introducing computer science skills feels intimidating, I encourage you to consider visual coding. With visual coding, students can pull together commands as they learn the foundations of coding. It’s a powerful way to introduce students to foundational computer science skills. […]

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Math and STEM Formative Assessment with EquatIO®

As you collect formative assessment data in the classroom, how do you keep track of math and STEM learning? With math and STEM formative assessment as a priority, the team at EquatIO® have developed a tool for teachers and students at all levels. If you’re making plans to collect actionable data in your classroom this […]

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Education Book Spotlight: Blended Learning in Action

This past year I started working with a fantastic school in New York who have introduced a blended learning model for their students. As we wrapped up the school year in June one of their teachers asked for recommendations for summer reading and I immediately named this book, Blended Learning in Action: A Practical Guide Toward Sustainable Change by Catlin R. Tucker, Tiffany Wycoff and Jason T. Green. If you haven’t checked it out, Blended Learning in Action is a terrific guide for…

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Stepping Stones 2.0 Video Math Program for K-6 Students

Videos have the power to bring concepts to life so I’m super excited about the new resources from ORIGO Education. They just launched Stepping Stones 2.0, a comprehensive math program for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. This program uses a range of instructional tools including exemplar videos. It combines print and digital media to bring […]

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mysimpleshow: Create your own explainer video for free!

Easy and free tools can transform teaching and learning in your classroom – that’s why I’m super excited about mysimpleshow. This new video tool is ready for students on web browsers. Teachers and students can use it to make their own explainer video. It’s perfect for creating explainer videos. They can show students how to […]

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