Nice online interactive resources for math concepts that students can use at home.
Category: Interactive Simulations
Phet Simulations a must for K-12 Math and Science
Free resource for math and science simulations K-12
Lifelong Kindergarten at MIT Media Lab….home of coding, makerspaces, fab labs and more.
Are you excited about your school moving towards or being a 1-1 school? Advocate for more programming (coding) in the classroom, want to see districts leverage technology across subject matters? Want to learn more about Makerspaces, Fab Labs, and how to empower students to be the leaders of their learning? Would you believe NONE of these movements are new? The MIT Media Lab has been the pioneer in all of these areas and it just might surprise you for how long.
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The Algebra Project teaches us , “Math Literacy is the Key to 21st Century Citizenship”. Incorporating the most basic programming concepts is a great way to teach about different numerical systems, decoding, problem solving, and well, just how cool numbers can be. Not to mention that it is number coolness that makes technology happen. There is no better way to demonstrate all of these concepts then with the use of a simple spreadsheet, the most under utilized tool in your tech toolkit. Spreadsheets welcome everyone, Excel, Numbers, Sheets, you name it.
New Interactive Simulations from PhET
PhET, from the University of Colorado provides FREE top quality interactive simulations on a variety of subjects. Recently PhET released Capacitor Lab Basics, and Circuit