One of the hottest topics of discussion I have encountered so far this semester has been the new Mathematics Curriculum being implemented into Saskatchewan this year and over the next few years. Many things are changing, and it is difficult to say whether they are
This is my first IEAR app review. Please comment on the original post if you have any comments regarding the app! App Title: MathTappers: ClockMaster Grade Level: Early Elementary (K-3) Purpose: A Program Functionality: A Overall Educational Value: A Cost: FREE (Until September 30, 2011)
One thing that I have really had to work on and essentially re-learn since the start of my university career is mental math. Back in elementary school, I am quite certain I was a mental math whiz. I could likely rattle off multiplication tables in
For one of my ECMP mentorships I put together another problem for them to solve. I put it together for the sixth grade math class in Michigan (you can see their class wiki here). The class is currently learning about decimals, fractions and percentages. Mr.
For my final project in ECMP 355 I’m putting together a wiki dealing with implementing iPods into Math education. I have been bookmarking sites through Delicious that may be useful for the project for the past while, you can view them here. The wiki will
When I was putting together an assignment for my ECS 100 class a few weeks ago (which I posted here), I came across the following from an article entitled Real-World Issues Motivate Students… “If schoolchildren are given the gift of exploration, society will be the