Bright Ideas NCTM

11/16/2016 5:22 PM | Anonymous
What's New
Did you attend the NCTM Phoenix or Philadelphia Regional Conferences? Were you hoping to attend but couldn't get away? 


Check out this webpage to view/download resources we provided in the Networking Lounge. Join presenters and peers at

Resources for YOU!

Pre-K–Grade 2 

Dynamic Paper — Need a set of pattern blocks where all shapes have one-inch sides? You can create it and more with the Dynamic Paper tool. Place the images you want, then export it as a PDF activity sheet for your students or as a JPG image for use in other applications or on the Web.

Tool ratings, reviews, and discussion. 

Grades 3–5

Turtle Pond — Students enter a sequence of commands to help the turtle get to the pond. The turtle will then move along a path according to their instructions.

Tool ratings, reviews, and discussion. 

Grades 6–8

Playing Fraction Track — In this two-player e-example, students take timed turns racing to the end of each fraction line by moving one or more of their markers to sum to a given fraction value. Options include a pass and restart button.

Tool ratings, reviews, and discussion. 

Grades 9–12

Vector Investigation - Boat to Island — Students move the boat in the water by changing the magnitude and direction of the boat's speed (blue vector) or the magnitude and direction of the water current (red vector). Students try to land the boat on the island without hitting the walls.

Tool ratings, reviews, and discussion. 

Brain Teaser Thanksgiving Birthday 



How old will 

Tom be when he finally 

has a Thanksgiving birthday?










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