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).