2015 #ettipad iPad Summit: Boston – Resource Page

Making Math Contextual, Visual, and Interconnected with Technology

EdTechTeacher iPad Summit – Boston, MA

Wednesday November 18th, 2015

EdTechTeacher iPad Summit Boston 2015

Thanks for allowing me to learn with you today at EdTechTeacher iPad Summit as we explored Making Math Contextual, Visual, and Interconnected With Technology! See below for some useful information and links for the day!

EdTechTeacher iPad Summit Slide Deck

Download the slides from today’s EdTechTeacher iPad Summit Tap Into Teen Minds workshop. Note that I load the deck with many options and often times, I don’t get to it all. Feel free to contact me if you have questions about any of the slides we do not get to.

Math Tasks Explored:

Stacking Paper [3 Act Math Task]

How many packages of paper will it take to reach the ceiling?

Stacking Paper - 3 Act Math Task - Real World Math

Real World Math in Proportional Reasoning and Linear Relations Here's a new Real World / 3 Act Math Task that is related to proportional reasoning and a direct variation linear relation with a partial variation sequel to boot! Please note that this is part one of three tasks in a series: Stacking Paper - Direct Variation (y-intercept equal to 0) Stacking Paper Sequel - Partial ...

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Stacking Paper Sequel [3 Act Math Task]

What is the height of the table?

Finding the Equation of a Line Given Slope and a Point - 5 Stacks of Paper on a Table

Finding the Equation of a Line Given Slope and a Point This 3 Act Math Task is a sequel to the Stacking Paper Real World Math Problem I created a couple weeks back. In the previous task, students were asked "How many stacks of paper will it take to reach the ceiling?" That problem had a sequel that explored the scenario of stacking the paper on a table instead of on the floor in order to see i...

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Thick Stacks [3 Act Math Task]

How tall is the table?

Thick Stacks 3 Act Math Task - Height of 12 Stacks and 5 Stacks

Finding the Equation of a Line Given Two Points This 3 Act Math Task is yet another sequel to the Stacking Paper and Stacking Paper - Sequel 3 Act Math Tasks where we look at linear relations with respect to a real world situation involving packages of paper stacked into a tower. While the original task begins with a direct variation requiring only basic proportional reasoning skills, th...

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The Stacking Paper Tasks are also available on iOS as a multi-touch book for iBooks:

Stacking Paper Tasks Multitouch Book for iBooks

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Learn more about what’s inside the multi-touch book here.

Or, consider accessing these tasks in an interactive way via Google Sites.

3 Act Math Tasks: Curious Math iTunes U Course

Access over 30 tasks with all resources downloaded directly to your iOS Device to avoid streaming media in your classroom through the Curious Math iTunes U Course:

3 Act Math Tasks - Curious Math iTunes U Course

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3 Act Math Tasks Sorted By Common Core State Standards

Access a huge bank of real world math problems by Dan Meyer and a group of other great mathematics innovators. Best of all – it’s all sorted by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Ontario Provincial Curriculum. Click your grade, course or overall expectation!

Candle Burning 3 Act Math Task

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