15 August, 2014
Volume 19 No. 33
 
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First Day of School

TouchCounts

Book Sale at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

 


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First Day of School

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What do you do on the first day of school?

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TouchCounts

http://touchcounts.ca/

A free app that encourages children to experiment with counting, addition, and subtraction recently debuted for the iPad.

TouchCounts lets children create and manipulate their own numbers by using their fingers to tap and swipe. Two fingers "pulling apart" a number, for example, splits it into two smaller parts; the farther apart you pull, the larger the part you split away from the original whole.

Click "numbers" or "operations" on the banner at touchcounts.ca for activities and teacher notes.


Book Sale at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

https://www.facebook.com/TeachersofMathematics/
posts/10153080129593747

On Wednesday, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) posted a discount code for the purchase of its publications.

Titles now up to 30% off include

  • Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All
  • Cartoon Corner
  • More Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Secondary Mathematics Instruction
  • Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Algebra
  • Reasoning and Sense-Making Problems and Activities for Grades 5-8
  • 100 Years of Mathematics Teacher

http://www.nctm.org/catalog/productsview.aspx?id=89

Hurry: NCTM's offer expires Tuesday, 19 August.

 

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