Agenda
Overview
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Resources
Acronyms, etc.
Assignments
Concert Chat**
Discussions*
Handouts
Math Tools**
PoW**
PoW Library**
Resources
Samplers
Wiki*
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Participants List
Philly Photos


Technology Samplers
Five Dimensions: Mathematics, Technology, Teaching, Learning, and Assessing
Here are some samples of more tools for developing rational number concepts. To find even more search in Math Tools for "fractions Virtual Manipulatives."
 Pie Chart
 Adjustable Spinner
 Fraction Pieces
 Multiplying Fractions
Since games are frequently written in Flash, browse on Flash under Technology Types. Add your grade to the browse to limit even more. Here is a sample:
 Arithmetic Four
 tPoW: Munching Bugs
 Help Sam the Chameleon use a special rule to find the bugs he can eat.
 tPoW: Temperature Change
 Use the given information to find the temperature.
 tPoW: Galactic Exchange II
 By using the vending machine to buy food, determine the relative values of the coins.
 tPoW: Miranda and the Rookie
 Use a spreadsheet to compare salaries of the star basketball player and the rookie.
 Tool: Function Machine Game [Shodor's Project Interactivate]
 Students investigate very simple functions by trying to guess the algebraic form from inputs and outputs.
 Tool: Function Machine [National Library of Virtual Manipulatives]
 This virtual manipulative is designed to teach the concept of a function. It does so by allowing you experiment with various functions.
 Tool: The Maze Game [Shodor's Project Interactivate]
 This activity allows the user to practice their point plotting skills by having them move a robot through a mine field to a target location.
 Tool: Cutouts, Nets [Freudenthal Institute]
 Dynamic net for constructing Platonic solids. Slider adjusts from flat to solid; it is interesting to see the shapes materialize from the flat nets.
 Tool: Balance applets
 A series of balance applets of increasing difficulty.
Send comments to the facilitators: Annie, Cynthia, Steve, and Suzanne
