Hundreds of online math activities

Technology has always played a role in the classroom. Sure, things like iPads and laptops are relatively new entrants. But consider what the word “technology” means.

According to, technology is defined (among other ways) as “a manner of accomplishing a task.” So anything that helps get something done is a kind of technology.

What is a shovel but a technology for digging holes? What is a fork but a technology for getting food to your mouth? Yes, it seems a little odd to think of those objects that way— but each is a tool. What about the kinds of tools we might find in the classroom?

Take the blackboard, for example, and a piece of chalk. For centuries, instructors used them to teach students how to perform simple addition and subtraction or calculate the radius of a circle.

That being said, isn’t math a form of technology in its…

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