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  1. Discovering Geometry Newsletter - Key Curriculum Press
    A free biannual publication providing information and teaching techniques for The Geometer's Sketchpad software package, the Discovering Geometry Newsletter is a resource for those interested in geometry and technology education. Download PDFs of past ...more>>

  2. Edward Tufte
    The work of Tufte and Graphics Press. Read testimonials about his books and purchase them online: The Graphic Display of Quantitative Information, Envisioning Information, and Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative. In the ...more>>

  3. ESCOT (Educational Software Components of Tomorrow) Problems of the Week - Math Forum
    An interactive problem of the week service offered from 1999 until 2001. ESCOT is an NSF-funded research grant that developed interactive Java applets to help middle school learners understand typically difficult math concepts, for example, fractions ...more>>

  4. Exercises in Imagination (Geometry and the Imagination) - Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
    How do you imagine geometric figures in your head? Most people talk about their three-dimensional imagination as 'visualization', but that isn't exactly right. A visual image is a kind of picture, and it is really two-dimensional. The image you form in ...more>>

  5. Fifth-Grade Empathy ... For Plants - William E. Ray; Kodak
    Children were introduced to this project by taking them outside Pinoak Elementary School, Oil City, PA, in March and having each pair of them select a living plant specimen. Buds were noticed as being a part of each plant and were the plant parts which ...more>>

  6. Fractals in Science: Simulations - Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University
    Hands-on activities, laboratory experiments, and interactive visualization programs that encourage students to explore how fundamentally random microscopic events can give rise to fractal macroscopic patterns. An image gallery and fractal related software ...more>>

  7. Geometry Everywhere - Betty R. Allen; Kodak
    An activity intended to make students more aware of geometric shapes and lines in objects around them. Students were divided into five groups, four to photograph geometric shapes and concepts at home, on the farm, in town, and at the lake, and one group ...more>>

  8. The Golden Section In Art, Architecture and Music - Ron Knott
    An introduction with illustrations and references to some applications and occurrences of the Fibonacci series and the Golden Ratio in architecture, art and music. The constant Phi has been used to design architecture, from the Parthenon in Athens to ...more>>

  9. Just Tell Me the Answer | "Never!" - Matt Owen
    Blog by an algebra and physics teacher who believes students "have a real chance at understanding if I'm just willing to let them struggle." Posts, which date back to August, 2012, have included "Answering 'the Question,'" "Flipclass Reflections So Far," ...more>>

  10. Karismath - Shad Moarif
    Learn math through visual scaffolding, whereby "... a math concept is first understood with the help of visualization, then gradually assimilated as an abstract idea in stages of decreasing visualisation and increasing numeracy." More than 10,000 worksheets ...more>>

  11. Math Lesson Plans from Movies and Film - TeachWithMovies.com, Inc.
    Suggestions on possible math problems, discussion questions, assignments, and classroom benefits that come out of movies, documentaries, and other films such as Donald in Mathmagic Land, Contact, Isaac Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs, Powers of Ten, Cosmic ...more>>

  12. The Nature of Mathematics - Ouida B. Kinzey; Kodak
    A description of how students created a mathematical slide show based on research projects. Colorado State Standard addressed: students develop number sense and use numbers and number relationships in problem-solving situations and communicate the reasoning ...more>>

  13. One, Two.. Infinity - Marian Small
    PDFs of presentations from the professional development consultant and author of Making Math Meaningful to Canadian Students K-8, More Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Secondary Mathematics Instruction (9 - 12), Eyes on Math: A Visual Approach ...more>>

  14. Peek: N-dimensional polytope visualization by cross-section and projection - Gordon Kindlmann
    A program to explore higher dimensional objects interactively through the use of cross-sections and projections. The goal is for the user to gain some intuition about higher-dimensional geometry. Projective views and 3-dimensional cross-sections of hypercubes. ...more>>

  15. Photo-Math - Martha Jean Barrett; Kodak
    A project where students created their own mathematical board games for use with younger or less advanced students, for grades 4-8. Working in teams, advanced students covered seven math categories: whole numbers, decimals, fractions, measurement, geometry, ...more>>

  16. Re-Inventing Fourth-Grade Mathematics - Jack J. Lopez; Kodak
    A series of four related activities through which students acquired a firm, active knowledge of some of the basic terminology of Euclidean geometry, learning the vocabulary for describing various geometric shapes and transformations. Students photographed ...more>>

  17. Science Museum Math Exhibit - The Geometry Center
    A museum exhibit on triangle tilings that contains sophisticated concepts such as tilings of the sphere and the relation between tilings and the Platonic and Archimedean solids: the sum of the angles of a planar triangle is always 180 degrees. Repeated ...more>>

  18. The Singapore Math Coach - Tricia Salerno
    Problems of the week based on the Singapore math approach. Students with correct answers can see their names on the web. Site includes some program information as well. ...more>>

  19. Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center
    The Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center (SILC) researches spatial learning and develops educational programs and technologies. Every month, the SILC showcase highlights research by different members, who include cognitive scientists, psychologists, ...more>>

  20. VisualMath - Software And Engineering Co.
    A graphic language for solving all types of problems, providing over 80 components, all of which are capable of using matrix input. Many dialogs are used to define properties. A special 3D plotter and table viewer show the results of the solution. VisualMath ...more>>

  21. Zombie Cat - Diego Fonstad
    Zombie Cat shares learning catalysts -- those "perfect stories, explanations, or methods to teach complex mathematical and scientific concepts." Insightful math learning catalysts date back to January, 2011, with categories such as "Videos worth watching" ...more>>


 
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