# Teaching Mathematics with Technology

## Calendar

This is a tentative schedule that may be changed based on the needs of the students, the needs of the instructor, or any apocalyptic events that may occur during the semester.

### 1:

Monday

#### Introductions

Wikispaces

• Three favorite formulas using LaTeX
• Images (see "fair use" and Pixlr)
Tuesday

• Issues with linking? pictures? LaTeX? fair use?
• Screenshots (Win10: Snipping tool; Mac: CMD+Shift+4; older: PrtScn)
• Image editing with Pixlr

#### Graphing calculators

Wednesday

Finish scavenger hunt

Discuss scavenger hunt

#### Desmos

Friday

Desmos rainbow posted to Wikispaces (bonus: +1.5 impressed, +1 completed)

#### LaTeX and calculator programming

• LaTeX: \dfrac{}{}, \\, \text{}

### 2:

Monday

Tuesday

#### LaTeX and calculator programming (continued)

Wednesday

Run calculator programs for instructor

Friday

### 3:

Monday

#### Programming with loops (continued)

• discuss FOR loops
• discuss animation
• UFO program
Tuesday

Pixar: Math behind the movies

Return first assignment. One time opportunity for revisions (due Friday!)

• Work day
Wednesday

#### Programming with loops (continued)

• Expand Riemann sums
Friday

OPTIONAL: Revisions LaTeX and calculator programming (original scoresheet needed!)

• Work day

### 4:

Monday

New groups

• Pros/cons programming
• Run test cases for Riemann sums revisited
• Run UFO for instructor

• basic spreadsheet computations and copying formulas
• spreadsheet commands: SUM(), VLOOKUP(), \$ operator
• GPA calculator
Tuesday

• spreadsheet commands: IF(), MOD(), COUNT()
• Collatz conjecture
Wednesday

• linear system
Friday

• Monte Carlo simulations

### 5:

Monday

• work day
Tuesday

• introduce Microsoft Excel
• conditional formatting
• matrix multiplication
Wednesday

• alternate algorithms
Friday

• permissions
• work day

### 6:

Monday

#### Dynamic geometry

• introduce GeoGebra
• constructions and conjectures
• hidden objects
Tuesday

#### Dynamic geometry

• circle with center and radius
• sliders
Wednesday

#### Dynamic geometry

• conditions to show object
• fraction representation
Friday

• workday

### 7:

Monday

DUE: Dynamic geometry

Tuesday

• work day
Wednesday

• work day
Friday

#### Project Euler

• Text to columns, mid(cell, start, # letters), double-click draggable square
• work day

Monday

• work day
Tuesday

• work day
Wednesday

• work day
Friday

• work day

### 9:

Monday

DUE: Project Euler

New groups

• formatting data: data to columns
• item analysis
Tuesday

Read Psychological Testing, an Introduction (in D2L Content)

• work day
Wednesday

• work day
Friday

### 10:

Monday

#### BYOT activity

• schedule presentations by volunteer or rand())
• discuss edTPA prompts
• work day
Tuesday

• work day
Wednesday

• work day
Friday

• group 3
• group 5

### 11:

Monday

DUE: BYOT assessments from last class (use pseudonym)

#### BYOT activity

• group 1
• group 4
Tuesday

DUE: BYOT assessments from last class (use pseudonym)

#### BYOT activity

• group 2
Wednesday

DUE: BYOT assessments from last class (use pseudonym)

#### Tech activity

Friday

DUE: BYOT analysis

Complete the collaboration survey

#### Tech activity

• workday
• DUE: tech activities proposal by end of day!

Monday

Tuesday

• workday
Wednesday

• workday
Friday

Screen casts due

### 13:

Monday

#### Tech activity

• workday
Tuesday

Watch screencasts for activities below

#### Tech activity presentations (x3)

• Cody
• Brenna
• Cass
Wednesday

Watch screencasts for activities below

#### Tech activity presentations (x3)

• Logan
• Caleb
• Dannelle
Friday

Watch screencasts for activities below

• Nikki
• Darin
• Taylor

### 14:

Monday

No class (Math Retreat)

Tuesday

Watch screencasts for activities below

#### Tech activity presentations (x3)

• Auna
• Clara
Wednesday

Watch screencasts for activities below

#### Tech activity presentations (x3)

• Hayden
• Mackenzie
• Kevin
Friday

No class (Wisconsin Mathematics Council annual meeting)

### 15:

Monday

Complete assessment data for tech activities (use pseudonym)

student evaluations

Tuesday

Wednesday

Friday