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Multiple Literacies & Web 2.0

ShaZam! Multiple Literacies in the 21st Century School Library


The Exponential Curve- written by math teacher , this blog seeks to "generate and share ideas for teaching high school math concepts to students whose skills are below grade level".
I Speak Math- shows how to integrate technology and mathematics; written by Julie Reulbach
Math Teacher MamboMs. Cookie posts ideas for the classroom, including lesson plans
The Number Warrior-written by Algebra I, College Algebra, and Pre-Calculus teacher Jason Dryer

Kahn Academy instructional videos

  Video lessons for students to reinforce content and material.

Math in Daily Life


Join us as we explore how math can help us in our daily lives. In this exhibit, you'll look at the language of numbers through common situations, such as playing games or cooking. Put your decision-making skills to the test by deciding whether buying or leasing a new car is right for you, and predict how much money you can save for your retirement by using an interest calculator.

Ready to get started? Find out about beating the odds in "Playing to Win.  "Math in Daily Life" is inspired by programs from For All Practical Purposes.

MIT Open Courseware High School

Website Links

  • Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators: Math
    Best of the best web sites for math instruction/resources
  • Math in Daily Life
    Use math to cook, decorate your house, learn about finances and more!
  • NCTM: Illuminations
    Created by NCTM, is a collection of interactive games, detailed lesson plans, and printable activity sheets organized by topic, strand, and grade level.
  • Wolfram Alpha
    Provides access to the world's facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics, including math

Minds of Modern Mathmatics iPad App

The Minds of Modern Mathematics app brings you on a journey of 1000 years of the history of Mathematics spanning 1000-1960.  It is filled with historical images, facts and biographies.

There are more than 500 biographies, milestone and nice facts for users to click thru.  There is also a high-resolution image of the original timeline poster from the 1964 World’s fair.  The app also has an “IBM Mathematics Peep Show,” that features short animated films by Charles and Ray Eames that offer lessons on mathematical concepts, from exponents to the way ancient Greeks measured the earth.

Jump Math



Technology Tool Links

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