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Teach math with music.

Oct 15, 2018


Grants for Using Music to Teach Mathematics

The Esther Mendlesohn Fund of the Mathematics Education Trust and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) are sponsoring Using Music to Teach Mathematics Grants for educators who are members of NCTE and are interested in incorporating music into the elementary school classroom to help young students (preK–grade 2) learn mathematics.

Oct 01, 2018


Interactives for Exploring Mathematical Concepts

Professor Ian Stewart is students’ guide through Incredible Numbers, an iPad app from Touch Press. Interactive examples—from simple equations to a working Enigma machine—put the concepts behind mathematics at students’ fingertips.

Computer Science Competition

Sep 17, 2018


Computer Science Competition

Each year the American Computer Science League (ACSL) organizes a computer science or programming competition for precollege students in five divisions—Senior, Intermediate, Junior, Classroom, and Elementary. A preliminary competition, in which individual students compete to get their school team qualified for the All-Star Contest, consists of four contests, each of which has two parts: a written section (called “shorts”) and a programming section.

Kahn Academy Young Children

Aug 15, 2018


Program Inspiring Learning and Discovery for Young Children

The nonprofit Khan Academy has launched Khan Academy Kids for early learners (aged 2–5). The education app includes thousands of original activities, books, videos, and lessons, and combines subjects such as math and reading with creative activities.

Math Games

Aug 15, 2018


Digital Playground Exploring Mathematical Thinking

Polyup is a free digital programming environment—designed for mathematics and computer science classrooms—which translates abstract mathematical concepts and exercises into physical form.

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