Tag Archives: Fathom

Mile High (and much more than an inch deep)

At the NCSM conference in Denver last month, we had our fourth annual Math Ignite event, featuring fast-paced, engaging, 5-minute presentations by a variety of teachers and education leaders. I've finally finished editing the videos of those talks, which you can view at our Continue Reading ››

Sketchpad––Yes, It Can!

Daniel, Josephine, Karen, and Scott at Chicago NCTM
Last week I ended my fall math conference touring schedule.  It's been a fun-filled road trip—in the span of two months I've been to all three NCTM regionals in Dallas, TX, Hartford, CT, and Chicago, … Continue Reading ››

Understanding Proportional Relationships with the Proximity Data Game

In the Fall as Middle School and Algebra 1 teachers look for activities to develop students’ understandings of proportional relationships, they may turn to measuring scale diagrams or using springs. One of KCP Technologies' new online Data Games called Proximity offers a new option for teachers to help students learn … Continue Reading ››

“Figuring It Out” Is Where the Learning Happens

Inequalities
I often get asked the question when doing webinars, workshops, or professional development training, "is there a quick way to do that" with Sketchpad, TinkerPlots or Fathom? For example, last week we had a webinar … Continue Reading ››