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Teachers, Get Involved in Global Collaborative Projects

We’re hearing so many amazing results about how teachers are using DeforestACTION as a framework to create learning opportunities for young people. But how can you get your students involved?

Firstly – check out some of the teacher resources available here:

Resources for Primary/Elementary School

Resources for Secondary School

To really get collaborative, you can set up a virtual space in a secure online classroom. Get started now:

  1. Download the Teacher Guide and help your students register for DeforestACTION
  2. Create a primary school virtual classroom, and work with the students to design local project (see page 8 of the teacher guide for step by step instructions)
  3. Create a secondary school virtual classroom, and work with the students to design local project (see page 8 of the teacher guide for step by step instructions)
  4. Join a Global Collaboration, and work with other schools around the world toward a common goal (create a classroom above and you’ll be added automatically!)
  5. Take part in the global action and earn points for your students and your school as you learn.
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Math 4.0

Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 is now available as a no charge download.

This new version of Maths is a serious upgrade to version 3.0, so if you haven’t already done so, download a copy now.  

Math 4.0 is designed to offer users a graphing calculator capable of plotting both in 2D and 3D, but also offering equation solving capabilities along with step-by-step instructions of the process.

There is a fantastic unit converter, and I like the triangle solver for it’s simplicity and ease of use.

Math 4 screenshot

The most powerful Math tool on the market

The calculator is just like a normal hand held, but a lot more powerful.  The tutorials and interventions are really powerful.
In addition, Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 comes packed with a range of additional tools that are bound to come in handy to students dealing with math and science studies.

It’s also really useful for parents who want to be able to assist their children with Mathematics.  It’s like a personal tutor on your PC.

Students can learn to solve equations step-by-step while gaining a better understanding of fundamental concepts in pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry, physics, chemistry, and calculus.

It only takes a minute, and it’s no charge to download. Download your copy now.