Technology Tool Archive - Page 2
Desmos Graphing Calculator - May 1, 2014
Versatile online calculator lets you view multiple graphs on one grid, create your own interactive graph, and easily embed your creation.
Graph Matching Motion Model - May 1, 2014
This inquiry-based simulation offers a powerful platform for helping students understand the shape and slope of motion graphs and how to interpret them. Your students will be doing a form of modeling as they "match" the motion of a red ball to that of a blue ball. Be careful -- this activity can be addictive!
SEI Clicker and Education Videos - Feb 1, 2014
Electronic student response systems have been shown to improve student engagement and attitudes toward learning. These short videos take an inside look at "clickers" in the classroom and how to use them to best advantage.
MIT Tech TV: Physics Demos - Aug 16, 2013
Beautifully-crafted videos to help kids visualize motion, wave interactions, electricity, and magnetism. Superb videography; easy to embed.
Concord Consortium: SmartGraphs - Jul 2, 2013
These digital SmartGraphs accept student inputs, then provide scaffolding to promote deep understanding of the meaning behind the graphs. Classroom tested.
Create a Graph - Jan 23, 2013
Kids can easily create and print customized graphs to enhance their presentations. And it's free. Choose from 5 graph types.
Ejs Intro 1D Motion Lab Model - Dec 11, 2012
Exemplary resource provides step-by-step instructions for students to explore 1D motion through computer modeling. Requires no prior programming experience.
NSDL Science Literacy Maps - Oct 15, 2012
This powerful tool displays concept connections among all the major strands of science, plus mathematics and engineering. Also shows how the concepts build upon each other across grade bands. Based on Benchmarks for Science Literacy
ALTEC: The Advanced Learning Technologies Project - Jun 25, 2012
This is a collection of tools developed by ALTEC partner 4Teachers.org, offering ready-to-use quizzes, rubrics, checklists, video scripting/editing, research organizers, and exportable note-taking for students.
CSERD: Interactivate - Jun 25, 2012
Does the word "computational" scare your students? It shouldn't. Check out this set of free Java-based lessons and activities, all built around interactive tools that let kids deeply explore the math behind the concept. Examples: Rabbits & Wolves to learn about probability; Plop It! is a graph plotter.