Are you having trouble bringing real-world relevance into your classroom? Tracker, a free-use software allows your students to film any physical phenomenon with nearly any device and use that video to pull actual data with regards to nearly any quantity. Students can explore parabolas by filming a ball going through the air, or sinusoidal functions by filming a spring oscillating. The possibilities are nearly endless! In this blog we’ll go through the process of setting up Tracker and how to pull useful data from videos so that you can explore the mathematics behind nearly any scenario!
A maker mindset engages students to collaborate, articulate, imaginate and create solutions that can’t be programmed into a machine…and which have the biggest impact on student attainment.
I once had a middle school student tell me they woke up to 247 notifications on their phone. After falling asleep at 2am, phone in hand, this student awoke at 6am to find all of those notifications. 247 notifications in just four hours!
Saying “don’t do xyz” often isn’t enough of a deterrent. How do we better support kids in a digital world?
Thus far in this series, we’ve been looking at the foundation layers of the edtech stack. Today we shift our focus to an interesting new solution for the curriculum space.
How do you deliver and receive content while teaching your students? Teaching virtually and integrating technology is now a staple in classrooms.
Students need to be part of experiences that are bigger than themselves. Having conversations centered in understanding, acceptance and empathy with others can be a great way to make connections outside of the classroom.
Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. SnapChat. Is anyone else guilty of doing a repeat of logging in, scrolling through the next app and moving on?
**This blog, written by Innovation and Learning Manager, Kara Heichelbech, was originally published on IASP with a feature podcast on…