Technology Posts

Abacus Fun: Part 2

Abacus Fun: Part 2

An abacus is so much more than just a “simple device” for counting or adding, with applications that extend into much higher level operations and concepts.

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Do you Desmos?

Do you Desmos?

If you thought Desmos was just for middle/high school students (like me!), you would be wrong! I recently developed a whole new appreciation and excitement for using this amazing tool in elementary school! I learned about Desmos from a colleague, Emily Kappel...

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Math Workshop Series: Math with Tools/Tech/Problem Solving

Math Workshop Series: Math with Tools/Tech/Problem Solving

The focus of this station in the Math Workshop is higher-order thinking and concrete application of math skills. This will be developed differently in each grade level.   This station has three names because there is a progression that takes place as students move...

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Happy Numbers: Online Companion to Eureka Math for K-2

Happy Numbers: Online Companion to Eureka Math for K-2

If you're using Eureka Math/Engage New York and you teach Kindergarten (or 1st or 2nd Grade), this post is for you! Teachers in grades 1-5 know that Zearn provides a lot of great online resources that compliment the Eureka Math/Engage Ne York curriculum, but if you...

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The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Teachers of mathematics for centuries have helped students understand mathematics using “manipulatives”-- visual objects that help illustrate mathematical relationships and applications. Manipulatives allow students to visually examine, explore and develop concepts....

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