Category Archives: mathematics

Five reasons to learn Math with OneNote

So, Alice Keeler - @alicekeeler- who is an amazing blogger and an incredible resource for those using Google products, posted 60 Ways Math Teachers can use Google Classroom last April.  It came across my desk the other day and, since school hadn't started yet, I thought it might be a good reflection for me on how one could do similar tasks with OneNote Class Notebook.

I went through the list and checked that I could accomplish them all with OneNote and re-wrote her post with those modifications ...… Visit the author's original post

A+ Math App

A+ Math App




Have fun while you learn and practice addition, 
subtraction, multiplication and division! 
Take a multiple-choice Practice Quiz with no time pressure. 
Or, take on the Speed Challenge, where quickness and accuracy 
count for top scores. Compete with others from around the world
 to see your best time on the top of the global leaderboard.  
Great for kids, no frustration or failure—if you guess wrong, 
you can try again until you choose the correct answer. 
Each round is different, with different problems and 
different choices for answers. 
Earn the most points by guessing correctly on the first try.… Visit the author's original post

The Countdown is on until World Education Games – have you registered yet?

Technology is undeniably changing the world as we know it – and the classroom is the perfect example. Learning now has the opportunity to be engaging, collaborative, and most importantly fun. Remember the days of dreaded homework, pouring over maths sums...(read more)Visit the author's original post

Is technology driving innovation at your school? Why?

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For too long now, teachers have sat in a hyper-confused state allowing the technology add-on pervade every sense of excitement potential in classrooms today. We have sat and witnessed teachers drowning in the confusion of modern-day technology tools. In the rush to be seen to being innovative, they place the worksheets, assignments, powerpoints and dare I say it, YouTubes onto their school’s Learning Management Systems. For far too long now, we have seen the misuse of technology invade the classroom learning experience.… Visit the author's original post

OneNote: replacing a whiteboard and notebook in Geometry Classes

Guest Post by Ben Hilliam, Microsoft Expert Educator

Throughout this year I have been using Microsoft OneNote with my students at St Andrew's College. Sam McNeill has a fair account of how I have been using it here with my year 9 one to one computing class, I have been constantly reflecting on how I can continue this journey.

Using the SAMR model, I have currently been operating in the Substitution and Augmentation stage, where technology replaces some traditional aspects of teaching, such as "Chalk and Talk", but with some added advantage.… Visit the author's original post

Match Attacked

For some people, they are a scourge in the playground – leading to fights and friendship strange. To others, mainly boys – big and small! (probably) they are a normal part of growing up.

Match Attax cards are the annual ‘in-thing’ in the playground – a combination of Football stickers and Top Trumps. They are the one thing that boys in my class collectively become obsessed about for the football season. They regularly carry their folder of precious card memorabilia around the playground – looking for fellow collectors to trade their ‘Doubles’ with.… Visit the author's original post

Meet Microsoft Mathematics

MMM to post “I found something great software on web!” That’s how I reacted after downloaded, installed and tried using one of a kind Mathematics Software in my teaching and learning. This was Microsoft Mathematics. A software that can illustrate graphs whether 2D or 3D, can multiply or factor polynomials, can show step-by-step solution in solving two or more equations simultaneously, bundled with math and science formulas and many more functions to other branches of Mathematics. Students and teachers need not to be confused on the use of icons in the software.… Visit the author's original post

Meet Microsoft Mathematics

MMM to post

“I found something great software on web!” That’s how I reacted after downloaded, installed and tried using one of a kind Mathematics Software in my teaching and learning.

This was Microsoft Mathematics. A software that can illustrate graphs whether 2D or 3D, can multiply or factor polynomials, can show step-by-step solution in solving two or more equations simultaneously, bundled with math and science formulas and many more functions to other branches of Mathematics.

Students and teachers need not to be confused on the use of icons in the software.… Visit the author's original post

Microsoft Maths Worksheet Generator

Microsoft Maths Worksheet Generator 


Although this software has been around for some time, 
it is still great for all teachers.  Microsoft Math Worksheet 
Generator is a simple and intuitive application that 
automatically creates a series of math exercises, 
based on a sample that you provide. It is quick and very easy to use.

Download the software below