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Digital Dictionaries: Teaching math vocabulary in small guided math groups

Posted on January 17, 2011. Filed under: Classroom environment, Digital Learners, Elementary math, Graphic Organizers, Math is a Language, Mathematical Proficiency | Tags: , , , , |


Digital Dictionaries are great.  Have a discussion about the vocabulary of your current unit of study by showing these on the interactive board or by having students work with them at the the computer.   Then, have the students brainstorm how they are going to write the definitions in their own words as well as make illustrations for their personal glossaries.

Digital dictionaries (Be sure to click on the words to see the illustrations)!

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html

http://www.harcourtschool.com/glossary/math_advantage/glossary3.html

http://www.hbschool.com/glossary/math2/indexk.html

http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/index.html

http://www.crctlessons.com/math-vocabulary.html

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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