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Applying ICT to Mathematics

Price: £35.00
Age Range: KS3 KS4

Non-ICT specialists deliver ICT in the context of Maths, meeting the NC PoS for both Maths and ICT. The pack provides 10 sets of worksheets and Teachers' Notes for KS3 and 10 for KS4, and now also includes extra worksheets on using the Internet for research, a 20-page section of general ICT support for students and a section of Teachers' Support Notes for ICT.

Topics include: Using Logo to create a picture; Spreadsheets for critical analysis; Scatter diagram from a database; Dynamic geometry programs develop angle and circle theorems.

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Size: 87 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 253 2
Author(s): David Knock
Code: AIMA
Popularity rank: 86
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Contents List

LESSONS

SECTION 1: TEACHER SUPPORT NOTES

  • 8 GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR TEACHERS
  • 9 APPLYING ICT TO OTHER CURRICULUM AREAS
  • 10 USING THE INTERNET IN CLASS
  • 11 POTENTIAL PROBLEMS OF APPLYING ICT
  • 12 GUIDELINES FOR WEB-BASED HOMEWORK
  • 13 USEFUL WEBSITES FOR MATHS
  • 14-15 MATHS PROGRAMMES OF STUDY GRIDS
  • 16 ICT PROGRAMMES OF STUDY GRID

SECTION 2: WORKSHEETS TO AID COMPUTER-BASED RESEARCH

  • 21 RESEARCH 1: WHAT'S ON THE NET? Students become acquainted with the main Internet applications..
  • 23 RESEARCH 2: SEARCH ME! This page aims to provide students with an introduction to using search engines, focusing on the different techniques available and on how search engines compare with CD-ROM.
  • 25 RESEARCH 3: INTERNET AND CD-ROM Students make a systematic comparison between information gathering on CD-ROM and Internet, and thereby make their own assessments of each.

SECTION 3: WORKSHEETS APPLYING ICT TO MATHEMATICS

Working with Logo:

  • 31 COUNTRY COTTAGE Students use Logo to create a picture. (KS3)
  • 33 WE ARE SAILING Students produce a simple design, using Logo. (KS3)
  • 35 MATHEMATICAL WINDMILLS Students draw a variety of quadrilaterals, using Logo. (KS4)
  • 37 MAKING ENDS MEET Students contrast polygons,using Logo. (KS4)

Working with Databases:

  • 39 THE AVERAGE PERSON Students use a database to analyse statistics. (KS3)
  • 41 WEATHER PATTERNS Students produce graphs from databases and learn which graphs are most suitable for different kinds of data. (KS3)
  • 43 WIND AND RAIN Students produce scatter diagrams from databases. (KS4)
  • 45 ON HOLIDAY Students extract and manipulate information from a database. (KS4)

Working with Graphical Calculators:

  • 47 HALF MADE Students develop the four rules of fractions, using a graphical or fraction calculator. (KS3)
  • 49 ALPHABET SPEED Students use a graphical calculator as a data analysis tool. (KS3)
  • 51 ON LINE Students learn how graphical calculators and/or graph plotters can be used to solve quadratic and cubic equations. (KS4)
  • 53 LINE OUT Students learn to use a graphical calculator and/or graph plotter to investigate lines. (KS4)

Working with Spreadsheets:

  • 55 BACK TO YOUR ROOTS Students use a spreadsheet to find square roots, by trial and error. (KS3)
  • 57 KEEPING STOCK Students learn how a spreadsheet might be used for stock control. (KS3)
  • 59 GETTING CLOSER Students use a spreadsheet function as a tool to solve quadratic equations. (KS4)
  • 61 BEST BUYS Students discover how a spreadsheet may be used for critical analysis. (KS4)

Working with Dynamic Geometry:

  • 63 SNOWFLAKES Students use a dynamic geometry program to investigate angles and shapes. (KS3)
  • 65 PARENTS' EVENING Students use a dynamic geometry program to investigate the idea of loci. (KS3)
  • 67 GET AN ANGLE ON IT Students use a dynamic geometry program to develop angle in circle theorem. (KS4)
  • 69 ANGLE MAGIC Students use a dynamic geometry program to develop angles in a circle. (KS4)

71-93 SECTION 4: SHEETS PROVIDING GENERAL ICT SUPPORT

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08/06/07

Name and school withheld.

Hi there, on paper the worksheets seems suitable for the maths department needs. I'm just DESPERATE to find the National Curriculum levels equivalent to the POS that is currently part of the worksheets. Would it at all be possible to obtain these? The worksheets won't be trailed until September 2007.
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29/02/00

Clive Emmet at Mathematics in School

The pupils' pages are well designed and attractive, with clear text and appropriate illustrations.
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29/02/00

Clive Emmet at Mathematics in School

This is probably the best of the booklets/packs produced by Chalkface.
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