technology from the classroom
technology from the classroom: A picture is worth 100 math ideas
Jennifer Orr and Jennifer Suh
March 2013, Volume 19, Issue 7, Page 458
Teachers share success stories and ideas that stimulate thinking about the effective use of technology in K–grade 6 classrooms. One way to keep young students engaged and interested in practicing counting is to involve them in using cameras. This article explains how first graders capture 100 images, use Windows MovieMaker or PhotoStory to turn the still images into a video, and then narrate a story using precise math vocabulary to explain their mathematical thinking.