Anyone teaching any type of graphing will love this site – they actually make it fun! “Explore math with Desmos! Plot functions, create tables, add sliders, animate your graphs, and more — all for free. At Desmos, we imagine a world of universal math literacy and envision a world where math is accessible and enjoyable for all students.”
See previous post on Graphing Calculator Activities.
Reading a Map
This is one of the many activities available on the National Park Service’s WebRanger’s website. It walks a student through how to read a map. It includes instructions on the Legend, scale, and directions. This could be done whole group with younger students and individually to reinforce the concepts.
I love tech tips! A little bit of information that can save you time and trouble. This site is a treasure trove of tips – everything from how to flip the computer screen (good to know after a student does it) to how to do a calculation in Excel. It claims to have 15 hours worth of training that can be taken in 5 minute segments. Check it out and see if you don’t find a new tip.
Everyone seems to struggle with integrating Google into their mathematics curriculum. Here is an article by Alice Keeler, a well-known technology innovator, entitled 60 Ways Math Teachers can use Google Classroom. Hopefully it will give you some ideas.
Tech & Learning Magazine included a foldout with deadlines for a multitude of educational grants. There are also tips for writing grants. This might be a quick way to locate a variety of educational grants.
Let your students make their own graphic organizers for free or use Bubbl.us to let your class brainstorm together. Easy to use site. You can make organizers without signing up for an account but you will not be able to save it and work on it later. You will need to finish it and print it in one setting or make an account where you can save it. It is free and you can sign up using your Google account.