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The Spring Midwest Summit is a two-day, hands-on conference focusing on integrating Google for Education in K-12 and Higher Ed learning environments. All presentations will be from Google for Education Certified Innovators and Certified Trainers, and local Googley talent!

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Monday, March 14 • 9:15am - 10:15am
Math Tools for Google Chrome

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GeoGebra, Desmos, gMath and Daum Equation Editor are outstanding mathematics tools that are available as Google Chrome Web Apps or Add-ons with Google Drive integration. This means that students can create and explore with these free web-based mathematical tools with the added benefit of Google Drive’s sharing capabilities and anywhere access.

GeoGebra (geogebra.org) is dynamic geometry software, similar to Geometer’s Sketchpad. Desmos (desmos.com) is a beautiful, browser based graphing calculator that makes traditional graphing calculators look like a slide rule. Daum Equation Editor is a web based equation editor that can be used as an alternative to MathType. gMath is an amazing Add-on that lets you do equation editing right from Google Docs.

In this hands on session you will be learn how to get started with each of these apps, along with some examples how how they can be incorporated into your mathematics curriculum.

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James Eichmiller

"I am the Director of Innovative Learning and Technology for Downers Grove Grade School District 58. I am a Google Certified Teacher. I started my educational career as a high school math teacher. In recent years I have worked in various educational technology roles. I enjoy working... Read More →


Monday March 14, 2016 9:15am - 10:15am
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