Sketch Exchange is a free online community for math educators to share ideas and connect with peers. The Geometer’s Sketchpad is a proven Dynamic Mathematics tool for elementary, middle, high school and beyond, providing teachers and students with a tangible, visual way to explore a range of mathematical concepts. By participating in the Sketch Exchange online community, educators can:
- upload sketches and activities
- post links to your own website or videos
- participate in a community forum
- browse the content on the site by grade level, topic, or tags
- download sketches and activities for use in your classroom
"Teachers know that bringing a strong visual component to mathematics instruction is key to understanding for all students,” said Jim Ryan, vice president of marketing at Key Curriculum Press. “Through Sketch Exchange, educators receive additional support to effectively implement The Geometer’s Sketchpad and help boost student achievement." By allowing students to explore dynamic constructions and mathematical models, The Geometer’s Sketchpad offers a hands-on learning experience that leads students to a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts and greater retention of the material. The Geometer’s Sketchpad was recently named an “outstanding education technology product” by Tech & Learning magazine, earning an Award of Excellence. To sign up for a Sketch Exchange account, visit www.keypress.com/keyonline.