14 of The Best Math Games For Kids -Fun and Educational Math Apps for Children

14 of The Best Math Games For Kids -Fun and Educational Math Apps for Children

Math games for kids encourage children to learn and improve their essential addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills while having fun with their family or playing with other students in the classroom. The best math games are unique, simple, addictive, and have multiple variations, allowing kids to play the games over and over without getting…

35 Stellar STEM Books For Summer Satisfaction

35 Stellar STEM Books For Summer Satisfaction

A summer reading list containing exciting STEM books with great stories and authentic problems to solve may inspire kids to want to read more this summer. STEM principles incorporate four subjects: science, technology, engineering, and math. For some, these are fun subjects, but for other students, it may be difficult and daunting topics. Here is…

Ultimate Project Based Learning – How Student Teamwork Built a World Championship Car

Ultimate Project Based Learning – How Student Teamwork Built a World Championship Car

Every year for the past twenty the Saint Thomas Academy Experimental Vehicle Team (STA EVT) has built a new vehicle from the ground up to give our students the best engineering experience a high-schooler can get. The internationally recognized program started in 1997. My fellow moderator Mark Westlake and I believe in the importance of…

A Pythagoras Investigation Using GeoGebra

A Pythagoras Investigation Using GeoGebra

GeoGebra is an awesome mathematical tool! It even allowed me to discover something new. Well, at least new to me! For an insight to my ‘new discovery’, take a peek at the dynamic image (gif) above. GeoGebra Can Open Doors To New Discoveries For the record, I am no geek. I’m a feet-on-the-ground math person,…

Let GeoGebra Transform Your Math Teaching

Let GeoGebra Transform Your Math Teaching

Ask a random sample of 50 people between the ages of 10 and 30 how well they understood mathematics at school and I think you’ll agree that mathematics education has some improving to do in the ‘imparting mathematical understanding to students’ department. Many tangible strategies are available which help students to better understand mathematical principles….

5 Tips for Student-Led GeoGebra Tasks

5 Tips for Student-Led GeoGebra Tasks

Most of the GeoGebra articles on the Learn Implement Share site demonstrate the power of GeoGebra for junior high school mathematics. The focus on GeoGebra for junior high mathematics is, in part, because there is a strong misconception in the math education world that GeoGebra is a tool (almost entirely) for high-level, calculus-based mathematics and high-level…

Marbotic Smart Letters and Numbers Review: Tech Toys With A Soul (and Major Fun Factor!)

Marbotic Smart Letters and Numbers Review: Tech Toys With A Soul (and Major Fun Factor!)

The Product Marbotic offers wooden letters and numbers that work with six apps (free with the purchase of the letter and number blocks), which together allow your child to practice number- and letter-recognition, addition, subtraction, tens and ones units, spelling, and early reading. You can get the wooden letters and numbers as separate items or as…

Are You Utilizing GeoGebra?

Are You Utilizing GeoGebra?

The saying “You don’t know what you don’t know” applies to many aspects of life but especially to the use of technology. In regards to teaching, there can often be an incredible tool with game-changing potential available for our use, if only we knew about it. For mathematics teachers, GeoGebra is one such tool. How…

9 Cool Math Games to Enchant Your Little Math Magicians (Maybe You Too?)

9 Cool Math Games to Enchant Your Little Math Magicians (Maybe You Too?)

In the old days, learning math was often a hard slog. Memorizing tables, endless exercises, stressful school tests… Thankfully, the world has moved on since then and there are endless cool math games to be found! There are tons of cool math games for kids of all ages on the market now. Through gamified learning,…

Teach Math the Way They’ll Understand It!

Teach Math the Way They’ll Understand It!

What is Conceptual Understanding? A quick search of the net will bring up numerous long-winded, tedious definitions of conceptual understanding within a mathematics context. This one from Dreambox is more palatable than most: Conceptual understanding is knowing more than isolated facts and methods. The successful student (with conceptual understanding) understands mathematical ideas and can transfer their…

How to STEM Preschoolers – This is How I Did it at Digitaf

How to STEM Preschoolers – This is How I Did it at Digitaf

Digitaf is a technological kindergarten, located in a disadvantaged neighborhood of Holon, Israel. Our mission is to improve the area through the education of the children. In addition to the regular curriculum of a kindergarten, I am exposing the children to STEM related experiments and  topics, while encouraging them to ask questions, explore and bring their ideas to life….

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