In This Issue
SmartBoardWiki
The Number Empire
Maths Teaching Ideas
Free Online Opportunities
For teachers of students in grades 35: Tools for Building Math Concepts
For teachers of students in grades 59: Technology Tools for Thinking and Reasoning about Probability
For teachers of students in grades 59: Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning
For all students: tPoWs


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SmartBoardWiki
http://smartboardwiki.wikispaces.com/
The SmartBoardWiki is a venue where teachers can read, discuss, and increase their experience with SmartBoard technology.
Sections include:
The Number Empire
http://www.numberempire.com/
Enter a positive integer up to 10^12, press the "Go!" button,
and The Number Empire states  in yes/no format  whether
you entered a prime number, a Bell number, a Catalan number, or
a factorial. The same single click displays the integer written
out in words, as well as in binary, octal, and hexadecimal; and
calculates its sine, cosine, and square root.
Vitalii Vanovschi also offers:
 Math tools:
 Derivative calculator
 Integral calculator
 Limit calculator
 Number factorizer
 LaTeX equation editor
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 Number theory:
 Prime numbers
 Fibonacci numbers
 Bernoulli numbers
 Euler numbers
 Factorial calculator
Maths Teaching Ideas
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/maths/contents.htm
This site contains freely accessible lesson ideas, activities and resources. The Maths section is organized under:
 General Maths
 Mental Starters
 Problem Solving
 Assessment
 Number / Place Value
 Number Patterns
 Addition / Subtraction
 Multiplication / Division
 Fractions / Dec's / %
 Money
 Shape
 Measure
 Data Handling
 Maths Displays
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