My latest tool for interactive math is GeoGebra. Just started to explore it. A great resource outlining many possibilities is this wiki page by Dr. Linda Fahlberg-Stojanovska. I’m looking forward to using GeoGebra in my math for elementary teachers course as well as my graduate course for high school math teachers.
From time to time, I teach a freshman level course on liberal arts math. In the section on similarity of figures, there are a few exercises about reading maps and estimating distances. My students saw this as a pointless exercise in the age of GPS and Mapquest. And my comments about being stuck with only a paper map in the… Read more →