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Khan Academy Pixar Interactive Course

Dec 01, 2015

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Tackle Creative Challenges

How does mathematics relate to Pixar animation? Khan Academy and Pixar recently released an engaging interactive lesson series called Pixar in a Box.

Minecraft Hour of Code

Dec 01, 2015

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Explore a Minecraft World Through Code

Microsoft and the nonprofit group Code.org have released a computer-coding tutorial built around Minecraft. The 14-level tutorial was created for the third annual Hour of Code, which will take place this year during the week of December 7–13

Math Prompts

Dec 01, 2015

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Explore Ideas in Collaboration

Inquiry maths is a model of teaching that encourages students, aged 11 to 16, to regulate their own activity while exploring a mathematical statement (called a prompt). Inquiries can involve a class on diverse paths of exploration or in listening to a teacher’s exposition. In inquiry maths, students take responsibility for directing the lesson, with the teacher acting as the arbiter of legitimate mathematical activity. 

Rocket Science App

Nov 16, 2015

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Send a Spacecraft into Orbit

Rocket Science 101 is an iPad app offered by NASA to help students understand how rockets work.

Math Computer Programming Problems

Nov 16, 2015

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Feed the Hunger to Learn

Project Euler is a series of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems that will require more than just mathematical insights to solve.

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