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```  MATH TOOLS NEWSLETTER - October 31, 2012 - No. 113

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***FEATURED TOOL
Tool: Set Puzzles
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/180284/
Daniel Scher
Students use logical reasoning skills to determine what
numbers go inside three different colored circles to
create given sums. Students are informally introduced
to the concept of sets.

***FEATURED TOOL
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/133734/
KCP Technologies Inc.
The multitouch interface of the Sketchpad Explorer (free)
app lets you interact with, and investigate, any document

***FEATURED TOOL
Tool: Reach the Target
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/180286/
Daniel Scher
Students use their knowledge of place value to identify
the locations of unlabeled tick marks along number
lines. These locations are exact to units, tenths, and
all the way up to hundred thousandths.

***FEATURED TOOL
Tool: Mystery Sums 1
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/180287/
Daniel Scher
Students use logic and early algebra reasoning skills
to find the secret numerical values of four letters.

***FEATURED DISCUSSION
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/discuss.html?&do=r&msg=__jb_tool__g-2
Ulli announces "I created an iPhone/iPad app to teach
place value in elementary school (and maybe already
kindergarden), see
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id568750442
This is free until November 1st...."

***FEATURED DISCUSSION
Online arithmetic exercises
Gerd says, "We have built an open educational
resource portal with interactive arithmetic
exercises for K-6.... We'd like to collaborate with
math teachers...."

***FEATURED DISCUSSION
Online programming tool
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/discuss.html?&do=r&msg=___tool__g-29
Sporkman announces, "If anybody is interested in having
students learn some basic programming, you could have
them try writing a Sporkl program on the web."

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