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.
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PhET, a project from the University of Colorado, provides over 100 FREE high quality interactive simulations engaging students in Science and Math. Users can sort