Illinois State University Mathematics Department

MAT 326: Technology Tools for Secondary School Mathematics

Dr. Roger Day (day@ilstu.edu)



Session #13

12 November 2012

Mobile Apps Presentations

Viewing Tubes and Your Field of Vision: Making Sense of Several Variables

We'll finish the GSP/Geogebra portion of this activity and look at justification for your generalizations. From your group, I will collect the written work you generated last time as well as your current GSP file.
Lesson-Activity Projects

Assignments for Session #15 (26 Nov 2012)

  • Bring your TI-Nspire or TI-89 to class! Check out a TI-Nspire!
  • Continue work on Mobile Apps. Electronic submissions due Thursday, November 15, by 6 pm.
  • Continue work on Classroom Lesson/Activity. Final Version due Friday, December 7.
  • Check your presentation time slots for the two assignments/projects. Next time there are several Mobile App and Lesson Activity presentations scheduled!
  • Prior to our next session (11/26/12), please read the following articles:
  • Based on these articles, and any other references you care to include, generate a four-paragraph response to include the following items. Bring your hard-copy paper to class on Monday, November 26, 2012, ready to turn in when class begins.
    • Your own definition for a flipped high school mathematics classroom (paragraph #1)
    • A brief summary of the strengths and advantages of a flipped mathematics classroom (paragraph #2)
    • A brief summary of the weaknesses and limitations of a flipped mathematics classroom (paragraph #3)
    • Would you flip your classroom? Why or why not? What would it take? (paragraph #4)

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