## Getting Graphs to Instructure Canvas Discussions

It’s not too hard to get graphs (or any kind of image that you can grab off your screen)...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | May 21, 2012 | Communicating Math, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, Discussion Boards, eLearning, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online | 0 |

It’s not too hard to get graphs (or any kind of image that you can grab off your screen)...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Mar 16, 2010 | Algebra, CAS, College Algebra, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, Teaching Math | 0 |

At the Wolfram Alpha Workshop at ICTCM, there was universal disappointment about the fact that you cannot get a graph of a logarithm that is only over the real numbers. We tried everything we could think of to remove the...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Mar 15, 2010 | CAS, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, Find and Use Data, Future of Math, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online | 0 |

Okay, technically it was a workshop at ICTCM, but with 30 math faculty in one room, all armed with computers, I couldn’t help but make it a discovery and brainstorming session too. I’m a firm believer in harnessing...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Jan 26, 2010 | CAS, Classroom Technology, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, eLearning, Find and Use Data, Interactive Math Online, Lecture Capture, Teaching Math Online, Video Collections for Learning | 0 |

In a “pilot” program, we used Camtasia to record several sessions at the 2009 AMATYC Conference in Las Vegas. Several of these recordings are now available on the AMATYC 2009 Conference Proceedings Website. In...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Dec 3, 2009 | CAS, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, Find and Use Data, Interactive Math Online, Math Ed Research, Online Homework, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online | 0 |

While I was at Wolfram Alpha Homework Day, I participated in a Panel Discussion about the Myths about Teaching with Technology. The panel ran 30 minutes and was mediated by Elizabeth Corcoran. There were three of us (all women,...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Oct 20, 2009 | CAS, Classroom Technology, Digital Age Projects, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, Digital Literacy, Find and Use Data, Future of Math, Math for Elem Teachers, Online Homework, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online | 0 |

Originally, I started this post with the title “What I’m doing with Wolfram|Alpha” and then I revised it, because it’s not just me using Wolfram|Alpha. My students are using it too. Here are some of the...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Oct 6, 2009 | Calculators, CAS, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, eLearning, Equation Editors, Interactive Math Online, Online Homework, PC Tablets and Journaling, Synchronous Strategies, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online, Video Collections for Learning | 0 |

For anyone who has ever had trouble convincing your administration to give you the proper tools to teach online, I give you this little gift: eLearning Tools for STEM, published today in eLearning Magazine. The tools for STEM...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Jun 4, 2009 | CAS, Communicating Math, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, Find and Use Data, Future of Learning, Future of Math, Online Homework, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online | 0 |

Wolfram|Alpha is a “computational search engine” built by Wolfram Research (the developers of Mathematica). W|A (pronounce this as “walpha” if you’d like) is similar in appearance to the search engines that we are used to and...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | May 15, 2009 | CAS, Classroom Technology, Communicating Math, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, eLearning, Find and Use Data, Future of Math, Online Homework, Quantitative Reasoning, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online | 0 |

They say a picture is worth 1000 words. Then here are about 15,000. I’ve taken screenshots of several examples of the algebra through calculus that WolframAlpha will do. You can see the album of screenshots here....

Read Moreby busynessgirl | May 15, 2009 | CAS, Classroom Technology, Communicating Math, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, Digital Literacy, Find and Use Data, Future of Learning, Future of Math, Online Homework, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online | 0 |

What if you could go to a free and readily available website and enter an equation, an expression, a question about math, a request to analyze data, or anything else, and the site would answer your question, elaborate on it,...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Feb 16, 2008 | Digital Graphs and Diagrams | 0 |

If I had some time, money, and wall space in my office, I could seriously redecorate using only these fractal images. These thumbnails really do not do the artwork justice – the full-size images are gorgeous. All images...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Feb 5, 2008 | Digital Graphs and Diagrams, Math for Elem Teachers | 0 |

I find this to be a handy trick in PowerPoint. Although there is certainly better software for graphic design (for example, Adobe Illustrator), most instructors have a copy of Microsoft Office on their computers and so it makes...

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