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Mathcasts-Wikis-Blogs-GLMC-2008

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2008

 

Tim Fahlberg - May 2, 2008 Green Lake Math Conference

Mathcasts, Wikis and Blogs (Oh my!): Thinking, Doing, and Sharing Mathematics Out Loud

 

Outline (pdf)

 


Outline

 

Mathcasts, Wikis, and Blogs (Oh my!):                         WMC Annual Math Conference

    Thinking, Doing, and Sharing Mathematics Out Loud       

5/2/08: Kern-Hanson: 2:30–3:30 PM

 

 Presenter: Tim Fahlberg, tim.fahlberg@mathcasts.org   Site: www.math247.pbwiki.com

 

 

Mathcasts

 

   What are they? 

        1. Screencasts that record thinking and reasoning out loud about math

 

        2. What does this mean? Mathcasts By Students

   Why create them?

        1. Why Should Students create mathcasts

        2. Why should teachers create mathcasts

        3. Why do parents value mathcasts

 

   How do you create them?

      Mouse, graphics tablet, Tablet PC or Interactive Whiteboard Board

                                    +

      VoiceThread, Jing, SMART Recorder, InterWrite Recorder, Camtasia Studio

                                    +

      Handwritten questions, typed questions, ExamView dynamic questions

 

   How much is all of this going to cost (and how can I afford it)?

       Some very good news - Not that much!

 

   Resources:  www.math247.pbwiki.com

 

1.     Mathcasts by students and educators, methods for creating, & recommended tools.

 

2.    Free dynamic ExamView questions & tutorials (books and screencasts).

 

3.    GeoGebra activities & tutorials

   GeoGebra is similar to Geometer’s Sketchpad but is free and does more with algebra.

 

4.    Article: “Whiteboard Math Movies” in Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications (http://tinyurl.com/5w7jf2)  by Tim Fahlberg, Dr. Linda Fahlberg-Stojanovska, Rev. Graeme MacNeil

 

Wikis, Blogs, and Screencasting

 

    Book:  Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms“ by Will Richardson

 

   Wiki (e.g. Wikipedia):  Collaborative tool for sharing ideas, materials, mathcasts, etc

        with many other teachers and students.

 

        Best wiki tool for educators: PBwiki: www.pbwiki.com (Free and $)

 

   Blog:  A website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions               

         of events, or other material such as graphics or video (definition taken from Wikipedia)

 

         Best blogging tools: Blogger (by Google – free), WordPress

 

   Screencast:  Screen recording typically with voice. 

 

         Best screencasting tools (www.TechSmith.com): Jing (free), Camtasia Studio ($$), and

         Screencast.com ($ - hosting service)

 

 

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