# 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

#### EduBlogs

• EduBlogs
• Plugins > search for LaTex
• $latex x^2$
• Optional: Settings > Discussion > Disable comments
• New post: Screen options

• LaTeX
• discuss fair use and images
• Screenshots (Win10: Snipping tool; Mac: CMD+Shift+4; older: PrtScn)

#### Graphing calculators

Wednesday

Finish scavenger hunt

Discuss scavenger hunt

#### Desmos

• Exploration: points of interest, colors, piecewise, derivatives (quickstart guide)
• Sliders (example)
• Build "activity" for horizontal and vertical shifts (example)

#### LaTeX and calculator programming

• LaTeX: \dfrac{}{}, \text{}

### 2:

Monday

Desmos bonus

#### LaTeX and calculator programming (continued)

Wednesday

Test Riemann Sum programs for instructor

### 3:

Monday

#### Programming with loops

• discuss: variable reassignment, FOR loops, animation
• UFO program

Wednesday

#### Programming with loops

• Expand Riemann sums

### 4:

Monday

New groups

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

• basic spreadsheet computations and copying formulas
• GPA calculator: SUM(), VLOOKUP(), \$ operator
• Collatz conjecture: IF(), MOD(), COUNT()

Wednesday

• linear system: CONCATENATE()
• Monte Carlo: RANDBETWEEN(), COUNTIF()

### 5:

Monday

• introduce Microsoft Excel
• conditional formatting

Wednesday

• Unlock cell
• Protect sheet

### 6:

Monday

#### Interactive geometry

• introduce GeoGebra
• constructions and conjectures
• hidden objects
• circle with center and radius
Wednesday

#### Interactive geometry

• circle with center and radius
• sliders
• conditions to show object
• fraction representation

### 7:

Monday

Interactive geometry

Wednesday

#### Project Euler

• Excel: text to columns, mid(cell, start, length), double-click draggable

### 8:

Monday

New groups

• formatting data: data to columns
• item analysis

Wednesday

### 9:

Monday

#### BYOT activity

• schedule presentations by volunteer or rand()
• work day

Wednesday

• group 5
• group 3
• group 6

### 10:

Monday

DUE: BYOT assessments from last class (use pseudonym)

#### BYOT activity

• group 2
• group 1
• group 4
• collect BYOT assessments

Wednesday

DUE: BYOT assessments from last class (use pseudonym)

#### Tech activity

• collect BYOT assessments
• introduction

### 11:

Monday

Complete the collaboration survey

#### Tech activity

• screen cast software
• work time
• set schedule (rand())

Wednesday

DUE: draft screencasts

### 12:

Monday

#### Math Retreat -- No class

Wednesday

watch screencasts for students below

• Reilly
• Jack
• Alex
• Cole

### 13:

Monday

watch screencasts for students below

• April B
• Katie
• Derrick
• April S

Wednesday

### 14:

Monday

watch screencasts for students below

#### Tech activity

• Hollis
• Heather
• Michelle

Wednesday

watch screencasts for students below

• Christine
• Nick