Different types of mathematical tasks let us tests the various skills of students. Close ended tasks let us test students basic knowledge of facts and procedures, while open-ended tasks lets us elicit various solutions answers. In the book Mathematical Thinking, Isoda and Katagiri classified mathematical tasks into three types: Type 1: one solution, one answer Type […]

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# Pedagogy and Teaching

## CK-12 Lessons and Videos for Elementary School Math

If you are familiar with the CK-12 Foundation, then you are probably familiar with the free resources that they are offering in science, mathematics, and other subjects. Most of these resources are in Grade 6-12, but recently, they have starting adding materials in lower grades (see Elementary School Mathematics). Included in the resources are videos that tackles mathematical concepts. For […]

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## Top 100 Tools for Learning for 2014

Every year, Jane Hart provides a list of the top 100 software used by professionals around the world. The result last year came from 1038 respondents from 61 countries around the world. Twitter, Google Drive and Youtube still retained their positions as Top 1, 2, and 3 in the list. Powerpoint is on the fourth and Google Search […]

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