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MATH TOOLS NEWSLETTER - June 19, 2012 - No. 109

***ISTE 2012
San Diego, California
June 24 - 27, 2012
http://mathforum.org/workshops/iste2012/
Stop by Booth 2551 in the Exhibit Hall to visit 
with Suzanne.

***THE MATH FORUM CELEBRATING 20 YEARS!
June 15, 2012
http://mathforum.org/blogs/happy-birthday-math-forum/
There's still plenty of room on our blog for you to
add your happy birthday wishes or your favorite 
Math Forum memory! 

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As you browse the catalog, please take a moment to rate a
resource, comment on it, review it -- join an existing
conversation, or start a new discussion!

***FEATURED TOOL
Tool: Second Grade Splash Math [Lite]
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/167291/
StudyPad
The full version of Splash Math has 13 chapters covering over 
185 math skills and a supply of problems appropriate for 
second grade students. This "lite" version provides free 
access to two of the 13 chapters, including
 Place Value - Ones; Tens; Hundreds; Thousands
 Number Sense - Count by 2,5,10,100; Even, Odd numbers; 
                Compare; Order numbers

***FEATURED TOOL
Tool: Educreations Interactive Whiteboard
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/169153/
Educreations Inc
Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating 
a video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. 
Use it to explain a math formula, create an animated lesson, add
commentary to your photos, diagram a sports play, and more.

***FEATURED TOOL
Tool: The Doctor X Amazing Griddable Multiplication Contraption
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/170319/
Gordon Anderson
A 10 x 10 interactive grid with 10 possible colors to use. Start 
by drawing rectangles to count. Use the quick tour to consider 
multiplication, the distributive property, prime vs composite, 
square numbers, and more.

***FEATURED DISCUSSION
iPad app
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/discuss.html?&do=m&thread=___tool__g-28
gerirose posted, "This is from a colleague of mine: My high school 
is 1:1 with laptops in grades 10-12.  We are now going to iPads in 
grades 9-12.  I am looking for an app that will allow me to write 
on a pdf (or other types of documents) while recording what I write 
and what I say."

***FEATURED DISCUSSION
Splash Math apps for Grade 1 to Grade 5
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/discuss.html?&do=m&thread=_____dev-99
klkatielong announces, "Splash Math Worksheets series of apps for 
iPhones/iPods and iPads caters to Grades 1 to 5."

***FEATURED DISCUSSION
Imagine Cup winners!
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/discuss.html?&do=r&msg=167512
Suzanne adds to an ongoing discussion, "The MathDash team reported 
that they won the United States Imagine Cup! Read more about Team 
Drexel Dragons: Matt Lesnak, Keith Ayers, and N. Taylor Mullen.... 
Next they'll be competing in the World Championship in Sydney, 
Australia in July!"

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             The Math Forum @ Drexel -- 19 June 2012