Illinois State University Mathematics Department
MAT 326: Technology Tools for Secondary School Mathematics
Dr. Roger Day (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Warm-Up: Five Numbers
Discuss Warm-Up/Mobile Apps Assignments
Mobile Apps: A Preview
Here's an algebra prep/review app for mobile devices.
Here's an example of an iPad app that a school mathematics teacher might use.
Progressing Through Problem Representations: The Open-Top Box Problem
We will complete this activity and discuss the solutions. We will discuss how this activity fits into the school mathematics curriculum and how technology is a component of the activity, using this exploration as a lead-in to OTB Writing Assignment, due next time.
Discuss Lesson-Activity Project and Extended-Investigation Project
Return Mid-Term Small-Group Assessments from last time.
Assignments for Session #10 (22 Oct 2012)
- Bring your TI-Nspire or TI-89 to class, again, next time!
- Review the rectangles proof associated with Problem B of the midterm assessment. Be ready to discuss proof next time.
- Choose and begin one of the assignments (Mobile Apps or Classroom Warm-Ups).
- Choose and begin one of the projects (EMI or Classroom Lesson/Activity).