The Lesson is in Their Hands - Mathsfest 2012

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Nevil Hopley

Presentation Description

Nevil will present an interactive overview of the current capabilities and benefits from using handheld technology in the teaching of Mathematics to all abilities of 11-18 year olds. Using a wireless network of TI-Nspire handhelds (including some which have Computer Algebra Systems) he has identified several new classroom dynamics and learning experiences that regularly help students drive both themselves and their learning forwards. There are even implications for when teaching Maths without technology.
All delegates are welcome, regardless of their previous experience of using handheld technology in their lessons.

Presentation Video Recording

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Content of Presentation

Presentation Slides
Kai Rearranging Formulae (note: video has no soundtrack)
Demonstration Nspire file.tns

Items Referred to in Presentation

Research into Nspire usage in Irish Maths & Science Classrooms
Research into Multiple Representations
Free Download of 30-Day Trial Nspire Computer Software
Free Loan of Nspire Handhelds

Further Resources I mentioned/used

Apple Mac iShowU software for Screen Capture videos of TI-Nspire Teacher Software.
Free Mpeg StreamClip software for Mac & PC, for compressing videos.
Mathematical Posters

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