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Amazing Math Toolbox for Teachers. Ian Prietz FDLRS/TECH. Handout Overview. Physical / Accessibility Support Calculators Virtual Tools Cognitive Support Intervention Virtual Manipulation / Simulations Productivity / Homework Support. PASS Algebra Strategies. Rate and Algebraic Thinking

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### Amazing Math Toolbox for Teachers

Ian Prietz

FDLRS/TECH

Handout Overview
• Physical / Accessibility Support
• Calculators
• Virtual Tools
• Cognitive Support
• Intervention
• Virtual Manipulation / Simulations
• Productivity / Homework Support
PASS Algebra Strategies
• Rate and Algebraic Thinking
• Integers
• Formulas & Geometric Shapes
• Coordinate Grids
• Linear Relationships
• Ratios and Proportions
• Cooperative Learning
• Manipulatives
• Brainstorming
• K-W-L
• Mini-Museums
• Models
• Problem Solving
• Predict, Observe, Explain
• Graphic Organizers
Calculator Collection
• Fractions
• Number Facts
• Times Table
• Money
Big Calculator
• The Big Calculator is a scalable basic calculator.
• As the window size is adjusted, the display and button sizes automatically adjust proportionally.
KoalaCalc
• KoalaCalc is a free Simple and Scientific Calculator for the Mac OS.
Moffsoft FreeCalc
• Moffsoft FreeCalc is a great basic calculator with adjustable size and color schemes, and a simulated, printable paper tape display.
AlgeKalk
• A simple utility that factors numbers, finds algebra-style square roots, converts decimals to fractions, and more.
FrakKalk
• A simple utility for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions.
Online Calculators and Algebra Tools
• Graphing Calculator
• Graph equations
• Graph ordered pairs
• Scientific Calculator
Virtual Rulers
• Manipulative on-screen ruler
• Customizable
Virtual Protractors
• Manipulative on-screen protractor
Geoboard
• Includes area and perimeter measurement tools.
• Great tool for demonstrating different geometric shapes and the properties of those shapes.
SmartBoard Software
• Includes a collection of virtual math tools.
• Students can run the software on their own computer to practice math concepts.
Classroom Suite
• Extensive manipulatives
• Easy to customize
• Activities available online
Free Online Graph Paper
• Customizable graph paper generators
• Extensive selection of papers
Scientific Notebook
• Visualization tool for algebra and advanced mathematics
• Animate, rotate, zoom and fly
• Includes an exam builder
• Speech-to-text
• Includes Scientific Notebook
• Requires Dragon NaturallySpeaking 7, 8, or 9
• Translates to Braille
Microsoft Office Equation Editor 2007
• Available in Word
• High quality display of mathematical text
• Subset of MathType
FASTT Math
• Targets math fluency
• Includes placement assessment
• Adapts instruction to match student
• Generates reports
• Narration of instructions and prompts
Go Solve
• Graphic organizers of mathematical concepts
• Self-paced interactive tutorials
• Includes hints, calculator, notebook, and text-to-speech
• Generates reports
InspireData
• Visual representations of complex data
• Includes Venn, Bar, Stack, Pie & Axis Plots
• Generates data collection screens
• Includes e-Survey tool
Visual Fractions
• Free interactive online fraction tool
• Includes circle fractions and line fractions
• Includes PowerPoints and worksheets
• Includes a fraction making software
Broken Calculator
• Interactive problem-solving tool
• Customizable
• Free
ExploreLearning
• Interactive math and science simulations
• Includes correlations to many state standards
• Free 30-day trial
• Free for 5-minutes per Gizmo
SELECT Math
• Correlation of online manipulatives to math standards
GeoGebra
• Interactive visualization tool for geometry, algebra, and calculus.
• Free for Mac and Windows
• Dynamic worksheets
A Math Dictionary for Kids
• Interactive, free online tool
• Extensive collection of math terms
WebMath
• General math through calculus
• Self-help math solving system
• Provides explanations of each operation that is performed
Algebra Help
• Self-help math solving system
• Provides explanations of each operation that is performed
• Includes interactive worksheets
Equation Wizard
• Step-by-step equation solving wizard
• Simple interface
Microsoft Math
• Step-by-step equation solver
• Handwriting recognition
• Graphing calculator
• Wide assortment of math tools

Ian Prietz

FDLRS/TECH