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Jayne Miller By Jayne Miller • September 4, 2015

Using Pixar to Boost Student Math Skills

The Pixar team is full of problem solvers. And those problem solvers were once students in math class. So it makes perfect sense that Khan Academy and Pixar have teamed up to engineer technical lessons for students that reveal the math behind the movies. MindShift has a great story on the program that'll make for a nice weekend read.

This week we've also uncovered some nice tips for using YouTube in your classroom. Imagine Easy published a fun piece on Google Apps for Education tweeters, which features some of our fave Twitter personalities. Give 'em a click below.

Pixar In A Box Teaches Math Through Real Animation Challenges | MindShift

The Teacher’s Guide to Using YouTube in the Classroom | Edudemic

51 GAFE Gurus to Follow on Twitter | Imagine Easy

Research: 9 in 10 Teachers Don't Use Social Media in the Classroom | THE Journal

5 Tips for Parents in the Digital Age | Shake Up Learning

New Google Docs, Sheets and Slides features make schoolwork less miserable | Engadget

My EdTech Moment | Medium

 


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