The forthcoming Teaching and Learning session is focused on the use of ICT in maths and as part of this I will be adding a number of “Interactive Maths” posts to provide follow up information looking at the use of the following interactive technologies and the Maths curriculum:
1. SMART Maths Tools
2. SMART Response kits
3. SMART Document cameras in maths
4. Interactive Games – Content Generator and Tarsia.
INTERACTIVE MATHS (1) SMART Notebook™ MATHS TOOLS
This video clip from Smart Training and Professional Development provides a useful overview of how the SMART Notebook™ Maths toolkit works.
The SMART Notebook™ Maths toolkit includes the following tools:
- Handwriting Recognition for mathematical symbols
– Equation solving
– Equation editing
Advanced shape Creation and Manipulation ToolsRegular – – -
- Polygon Tool
- Irregular Polygon Tool
- Advanced Shape Manipulation
- Dynamic Graphing
- Custom Graph Builder
Texas Instruments™ Emulators
(launch TI-Nspire™, TI-SmartView™ 84 and TI-SmartView 73 software in notebook (note the TI Emulator software has to brought separately).
This video clip provides a useful look at the maths toolkit in action to support secondary maths:
A 30 day trial of the SMART Notebook Maths toolkit can be downloaded here
. If you decide to purchase the add on, a number of licenses are available from one-computer to multiple computers from a range of suppliers of educational software.
Remember, there are measurement tools, including a ruler, protractor and compass which are now a standard part of SMART Notebook™ 10 and don’t require SMART Notebook™ Maths Tools as a separte add on.
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