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Moving Young Minds with Middle School Math Apps

§ August 8th, 2012 Comments Off§ Filed under Math, motivation, Other Voices, Teaching Math, Technology in Education § Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

With over 650,000 apps in the App Store, how do you determine what’s really worth your time, and in some cases, money? As a middle school math teacher and summer math enrichment program director, I’m always looking for new games and ways to engage my students. I have spent countless hours scouring the App Store, downloading and testing out various apps, sometimes even getting addicted to some myself! Without further ado, here is my list of the five best math apps currently on the market. § Read the rest of this entry…

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Slip-sliding Away: A Summer Math Dilemma

§ June 28th, 2011 § 1 Comment- Add yours§ Filed under A Historical View, Math, Other Voices, Teaching Math § Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Beverly Hills Math Factor instructor Jesse Meyen assists students on the iPad

Summer Slide. Brain Drain. Learning Leak. While it may sound like I’m describing a decaying water park, in reality these are terms used to explain the effect summer vacation has on young students and scholastic retention. If those terms don’t incite fear, they should. Students can lose more than two months of previous year math knowledge in the short time between signing yearbooks and picking out a first day of school outfit. § Read the rest of this entry…

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