This is a collection of resources curated primarily within the context of the Irish educational system and mostly gathered via the CESI List., if you are based elsewhere you should be aware that your legal duties and contexts may differ from those described in these documents. First: recommended speakers:
Fabulous fellow named Simon Finch doing great things!! On twitter as @simfin Mary
He has a website/blog here:http://simfin.wordpress.com/about/
... http://www.livemaths.ie/index.html (Commercial) A site providing live online learning. This ca…
http://www.livemaths.ie/index.html (Commercial) A site providing live online learning. This can be a cheaper alternative to grinds while retaining the immediate interactivity which can be very helpful in learning maths.
www.yteach.ie (Commercial), the following info is provided by the supplier of the link: Resources covering most of the Irish curriculum, upper primary, Junior Cert and Leaving Cert.. Easy to navigate and search with the ability to save favorites with teachers own files. Also has a sister site www.ylearn.ie where pupils can complete assignments created by the teacher on yTeach. Variety of subscription options.
http://members.engineersireland.ie/events/event_details.asp?id=126381 Free LC grind session, Dublin, Saturday mornings. These are on a first come first served basis, but there is also a link to video on the page.
Numeracy programs recommended by anseo.ie in this Blog post http://www.anseo.net/2011/05/5-must-have-pieces-of-educational-software/
... Coding on Ipads, This list was contributed to the CESI list by Chris Reina, I will try and lin…
Coding on Ipads, This list was contributed to the CESI list by Chris Reina, I will try and link the resources later
Buffer (C++, Java, Arduina, HTML, Perl, Python, Ruby, SQL and lots more)
and of course: Pythonista…
This page has been created initially from resources mentioned on the CESI list for maths education.…
This page has been created initially from resources mentioned on the CESI list for maths education. All suggestions or comments are most welcome.
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/ A general site for the history of mathematics. I find adding a historical context to a mathematics development can engage students. See for instance the entry on Hypatia of Alexandria!
And a video:
http://www.gnu.org/software/pspp/ If you are doing serious Stats, this is a free alternative to spss. You might also want to look at the R Project and Flowing data's tutorial page on data visualization using R. This might be Transition year or young scientist territory, its unlikely to feature in delivery of the regular curriculum.
Gun deaths in the US (crowd sourced) Gun deaths in the US an interactive page based on twitter links to news reports.
Tools and Software.
http://www.geogebra.org/cms/ Geogebra A system usable either on line, or downloaded for exploring geometry and algebra
Online Mathematical Models
... Genetic algorithms solving light bot Genetic Algorithms, explained with Lightbot
Genetic algorithms solving light bot Genetic Algorithms, explained with Lightbot
A downloadable Forest etc. Fire simulator http://www.firelab.org/project/farsite
Schellings model form VI Hart
The NetLogo Models page: gives an impresion of whats available http://ccl.northwestern.edu/netlogo/models/
HTML5 example of a Cloth model http://andrew-hoyer.com/experiments/cloth/