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  • Earth Day and Math

    Earth day is April 22! Use these lesson plans to integrate math with the environment.    Graphing Trash Material (Pre-K – 2 Lesson) http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L206 In this les...
    Jeanne Rogers
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    Earth Day and Math

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    • Take Illuminations with You!

      Illuminations' Coin Box (pre-K-5) is now on-the-go! It's gone through a redesign, and it's also rewritten in HTML5! So, whether it's on your desktop or on your tablet, you can learn how to count, collect, exchange, a...
      akong
      created by akong
      Take Illuminations with You!

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      • What are your Favorite STEM Resources?

        One Illuminations' unit that supports STEM is called, Making Sense of Percent Concentrations: Don't Freeze the Engine. This three-day collection of lesson plans helps guide students through a rich exploration of perc...
        akong
        created by akong
        What are your Favorite STEM Resources?

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        • Exploring the Cosmos Challenge

          NCTM's Baltimore Regional Conference and Exposition starts tomorrow! The opening session is a talk given by Sten Odenwald (National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA) on How to Explore the Cosmos with Just a Little...
          Illuminations
          created by Illuminations
          Exploring the Cosmos Challenge

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          • Pan Balance Lessons to Help Students Make Sense of Symbols & Reason Abstractly and Quantitatively

            Illuminations has three Pan Balance applets to help you and your students learn how to make sense of symbols and reason abstractly and quantitatively: 1) (3-8) Pan Balance – Shapes   Exploring Relations...
            Illuminations
            created by Illuminations
            Pan Balance Lessons to Help Students Make Sense of Symbols & Reason Abstractly and Quantitatively

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            • Follow Our Blog!

              Follow the happenings at the NCTM Annual Meeting by following the Illuminations blog.   We'll post everything from what's happening at our booth (located in the hip, new BuzzHub) to what is going on in sessions ...
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              Follow Our Blog!

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              • Take Our Survey! Win a Gift Card!

                Illuminations is attempting to improve what we offer to teachers, students, and others who use our free resources. If you can spare 5-7 minutes, we’d appreciate your answers to a brief online survey. Your respon...
                Illuminations
                created by Illuminations
                Take Our Survey! Win a Gift Card!

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                • Pi Day Fun!

                  Share your love of Pi Day with your fellow teachers, friends and family with six, fun e-cards. We also made sharing your favorite card easy! Next to each card you can share via Twitter, Facebook or Pinterest. You can ...
                  Illuminations
                  created by Illuminations
                  Pi Day Fun!

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                  • NCTM Honors Black History Month

                    Take the opportunity to educate yourself this month about integrating culture and catering to diversity. Please explore these resources provided by NCTM.
                    Illuminations
                    created by Illuminations
                    NCTM Honors Black History Month

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                    • Share a Favorite Quote

                      We have so many new followers it would be nice to get to know each of you a little bit better!  What better way than by introducing yourself with your favorite teaching/educational quote.   Do you have a q...
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                      Share a Favorite Quote

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                      • Hot Topics with Illuminations

                        We will be posting a couple of thought-provoking questions in the coming weeks.  They are meant to spark interesting conversation among our social media followers and Learning Math community members.  The qu...
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                        created by Illuminations
                        Hot Topics with Illuminations

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                        • Flip-N-Slide Your Way to Illuminations!

                          We have a brand new game at Calculation Nation that may make you flip out with excitement--in fact we hope you do flip, turn and slide!   In Flip-N-Slide, players will focus on translating (slide), rotating (tu...
                          Illuminations
                          created by Illuminations
                          Flip-N-Slide Your Way to Illuminations!

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                          • New Illuminations App

                            By yourself or against a friend, match whole numbers, shapes, fractions, or multiplication facts to equivalent representations. Practice with the clear panes or step up the challenge with the windows closed. How many ...
                            Illuminations
                            created by Illuminations
                            New Illuminations App

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                            • Illuminations on YouTube

                              Illuminations now has a channel on YouTube! See how teachers use our free math resources in their classroom every day by following www.youtube.com/NCTMIlluminations. Currently, you can hear from attendees at last ...
                              Illuminations
                              created by Illuminations
                              Illuminations on YouTube

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                              • Another Musiplication Giveaway

                                  Congratulations to PJ Zive who won the first Musiplication CD! Luckily this week you have another chance to win! Instead of telling us your best teaching advice, we want to know who was your favorite math teac...
                                JennStephens
                                created by JennStephens
                                Another Musiplication Giveaway

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                                • Musiplication CD Giveaway

                                  This week we're running a contest! One winner will be chosen at random to receive a Musiplication CD by Kat Vellos (from www.cdbaby.com/cd/katvellos).   To participate, fill in the blank in the Win A Musiplicat...
                                  christine
                                  created by christine
                                  Musiplication CD Giveaway

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                                  • Clues: Where's Okta?

                                    Where's Okta?   From April 1-8, 2011, images of Okta were scattered throughout the Illuminations site. Clues on his hiding places were posted on the NCTM Illuminations Facebook page. Because two clues are better...
                                    christine
                                    created by christine
                                    Clues: Where's Okta?

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