30 Tools in 30 Days: Day 17 MathPickle

30 Edtech Tools in 30 Days

Day 17: MathPickle Today’s tool (website actually) goes out to all my Math Nerd buddies out there. (I say that with love and admiration.) Those folks who get excited about puzzling through a good mental challenge and those teachers who want their students to become the next problem solvers and mathematical thinkers. If that is … Read more

30 Tools in 30 Days: Day 11 Awesome Table

30 Edtech Tools in 30 Days

Day 11: Awesome Table While working on a project for work this week, I was on the hunt for a way to take data from a Google spreadsheet and display it in a dynamic leaderboard. I know that I could have just spiffed¬†up my Google Sheet, but I was looking for something more dramatic. My … Read more

30 Tools in 30 Days: Day 10 Parable of the Polygons

30 Edtech Tools in 30 Days

Day 10: Parable of the Polygons Today’s tool is Parable of the Polygons, a playable blog post presented by the brilliant Vi Hart (one of my all-time¬†favorite Math doodlers) and systems storyteller and interactive thing maker, Nicky Case. They have collaborated to create an adorable simulation with an important message about society and how our … Read more

30 Tools in 30 Days: Day 8 Radial

30 Edtech Tools in 30 Days

Day 8: Radial App for Android Yesterday I found myself sitting at the airport feeling a bit bored. Getting through security took no time at all (which was surprising). So, there I sat. Two hours early for my flight, looking for something to do. I read a little. (The Detective’s Assistant, a great middle-grade novel … Read more