## Level Up: Video Games for Learning Algebra

Last week I gave a presentation at AMATYC about video games for learning algebra. As usual, Mat...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Nov 13, 2012 | Algebra, Digital Math Games, Play and Learn, Prealgebra | 0 |

Last week I gave a presentation at AMATYC about video games for learning algebra. As usual, Mat...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Nov 12, 2012 | Algebra, Digital Math Games, Play and Learn, Prealgebra | 0 |

I don’t even really know how to begin here. For the last three years I’ve been working...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Oct 6, 2011 | Algebra, Find and Use Data, Prealgebra, Probability and Statistics, Teaching Math | 0 |

If you ever needed a REASON to calculate the highest point of a parabola that opens downward, here’s one. Possibly Related Posts: Tips for Getting the Right Screencast Conditions Learning to Screencast – Training...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Apr 9, 2011 | Algebra, Classroom Math Games, Prealgebra, Teaching Math | 0 |

A few weeks ago I built two new games for algebra in one week. These games just use the game...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Feb 19, 2010 | Algebra, Math Ed Research, Math for Elem Teachers, Prealgebra, Teaching Math | 0 |

For those of you who are curious what we were actually doing in class in yesterday’s post...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Sep 8, 2009 | Algebra, Interactive Math Online, Math for Elem Teachers, Prealgebra, Teaching Math | 0 |

There are lots of “games” out there about solving equations, but I haven’t found a single one that is more than algebra homework dressed up with pretty packaging. The “games” are all of the same...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Mar 30, 2009 | Algebra, Calculus (SV), Math for Elem Teachers, Math for Liberal Arts, Math Humor, Prealgebra, Quantitative Reasoning, Teaching Math | 0 |

I think that I will have to start (or end?) every class session next fall with one of these fabulous formulas from New Math. Some of them are obvious (once you see them) and some of them just have me laughing out loud because of...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Mar 23, 2009 | Math Humor, Prealgebra, Teaching Math | 0 |

Another great contribution from xkcd. Possibly Related Posts: Tips for Getting the Right Screencast Conditions Learning to Screencast – Training Videos Strategies for Giving Tests with Desmos Graphing Calculator...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Mar 10, 2009 | Algebra, Math Study Skills, Prealgebra, Teaching Math | 0 |

Last week I was in Denver for a 1-day math conference and one of the speakers was Paul Nolting (who has written several books about math study skills). One of the resources that he passed along to us was an online Math Study...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Feb 25, 2009 | Algebra, College Algebra, Math for Liberal Arts, Prealgebra, Teaching Math | 0 |

CommonCraft has three new videos about math (well, technically financial math). I wonder if they’ll tackle the Gaussian Copula Function next? Saving Money in Plain English Investing Money in Plain English Borrowing Money...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Feb 13, 2009 | Active Learning in Math, Algebra, Calculus (MV), Calculus (SV), Classroom Technology, College Algebra, Math for Elem Teachers, Prealgebra, Probability and Statistics, Teaching Math | 0 |

Today’s guest blogger is Derek Bruff, Assistant Director for the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University. Derek writes a blog you may have stumbled across called Teaching with Classroom Response Systems.Here’s a...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Jan 27, 2009 | Algebra, Math for Elem Teachers, Math Humor, Prealgebra, Quantitative Reasoning, Teaching Math | 0 |

From xkcd: Maybe Common Craft can tackle Metrics in Plain English next? Possibly Related Posts: Tips for Getting the Right Screencast Conditions Learning to Screencast – Training Videos Strategies for Giving Tests with...

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