Monthly Archive: April 2011

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Making a Difference

Once upon a time there was a wise man who used to go to the ocean to walk at dawn. He had a habit of walking along the shore. One day, as he was walking along he looked down the beach and he saw a human figure moving like a dancer. He smiled to himself to think of someone who would...

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A Prezi for you- 2D shape names

Check out this Prezi I produced showing the names of polygons. What makes Prezi so much better than Powerpoint is the ability to build relationships between pieces of information. After you’ve clicked the ‘play’ button, if you click the ‘circle cross hair’ control in this Prezi you will see that it zooms out and the polygons are arragned in a...

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Geogebra Applet Central

  In not too long I believe Geogebra will be the leading dynamic algebra/geometry software used in maths education around the world. Whilst it’s competitors, Calibre and Geometer’s Sketchpad are enjoying the major market share, primarily from being first to market, Geogebra is gaining pace rapidly and has many advantages which I am certain will allow it to supersede the foregoers in...

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School of Freebies

School of Freebies is fantastic new blog set up by Guillermo Bautista that shares excellent free ICT teaching resources with the world. The blog covers resources that are useful for all teachers, not just within them maths context. Definitely add this one to your favourites!

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Qwiki

  Qwiki (www.qwiki.com) is a fabulous website that has a presentation for just about anything. The presentations are dynamic and the site actually reads them out loud to you. I can’t think of a better way of giving pupils a better overview of important mathematicians throughout history. This site stretches a lot further than maths and would be particularly good...