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Friday, March 9, 2012

Free Math Technology & Common Core Webinars

Upcoming Free Webinars

Every Tuesday throughout the school year, Key Curriculum Press offers free technology webinars focus on using The Geometer's Sketchpad®, TinkerPlots® Dynamic Data Exploration, orFathom® Dynamic Data software to teach mathematical topics ranging from elementary to calculus. If you miss a webinar or want to review it, each one is recorded for on-demand viewing and support.

Sketchpad Webinars

Key Curriculum Press offers two Sketchpad webinars each month, one for beginning users of Sketchpad (no prior experience is necessary!) and one for intermediate or advanced users. The webinars use Sketchpad 5: Click here to download a preview copy or purchase the software.

March 20
Exploring Conic Sections with Sketchpad

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April 3
All About Area with Sketchpad (Beginner)

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April 17
Putting a Professional Polish on Your Sketchpad Presentation (Intermediate)

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May 1
Building Equations with Sketchpad (Beginner)

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May 15
Programming Demonstrations in Sketchpad (Intermediate/Advanced)

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Fathom and TinkerPlots Webinars

Every month they offer a webinar on either Fathom orTinkerPlots. Fathom webinars focus on high school mathematics, and TinkerPlots webinars focus on elementary or middle school mathematics. No prior experience with the software is necessary. (Fathom webinars use Version 2: Click here to preview or purchase the software. TinkerPlots webinars use Version 2 Click here to preview or purchase the software.)

March 13
Exploring Covariation with TinkerPlots

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April 10
Reviewing for the AP Statistics Exam with Fathom

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May 8
Using TinkerPlots to Foster Understanding of Charts and Graphs (Beginner)

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May 29
Data Games: Games that Produce Data that Leads to Mathematical Learning

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Common Core Webinars

Every month they offer a webinar on how to support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics through the use of dynamic technology tools. The Common Core webinars highlight how to foster the mathematical practices, particularly modeling with mathematics, using tools strategically, and construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. Each month has a different mathematical focus. To learn more about how our dynamic software supports the pedagogical approaches and content recommended by the Common Core, visit www.keypress.com/commoncore.

March 27

Get to the Core: Algebra and Functions with Sketchpad

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April 24
Get to the Core: 6th Grade Statistics and Probability Standards with TinkerPlots (Beginning)

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May 22
Get to the Core: High School Algebra and Functions Standards with Fathom (Beginner)

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