LaunchPad contains resources for you and your students. In this tutorial, we'll take a detailed look at both types separately. Let's begin with student resources. Click here to go to the landing page of LaunchPad for Reconceptualizing Mathematics.
What resources are available for my students?
From your LaunchPad home page, click Resources, then Content by Type. You'll see a list of all the resources available to your students. We'll now take a closer look at each.
LaunchPad’s e-Book offers the complete textbook with all of the interactive study tools specific to the book and the course linked in at point of use--plus easy customization and personalization for students and instructors. Students can search and highlight, making it easier to access key content and organize studying. Teachers can customize and rearrange chapters, add and share notes and discussions, and link to quizzes, activities, and other resources.
Games and visual online resources for teaching mathematical concepts in each chapter.
Gradable Vocabulary Flashcards
Flashcards that offer additional practice to students learning key terms.
This game-like adaptive quizzing system puts the concept of “testing to learn” into action, motivating students to engage with their course. Easy-to-use reporting tools help teachers pinpoint areas to focus on in class.
Student Solutions Manual
This manual provides full solutions for all the Supplementary Learning Exercises in the text.
Recommended websites for each chapter that expand upon the concepts discussed and offer students more information outside of the text.
Thinking Blocks Activities
A website containing online games and modeling tools to aid students in understanding the text’s concepts.
What resources are available for instructors?
From the same screen where you've been viewing student resources, you can scroll down to see those available to instructors. Let's now take a closer look at each.
Additional Instructor’s Resource Manual Material
Additional teaching guides not included in the printed instructor’s resource manual.
Additional Instructor Resources
Resources for teachers intended for use with the text that are not included in Reconceptualizing Mathematics 2e.
The full text of Reconceptualizing Mathematics 2e with instructor annotations for each chapter.
Instructor’s Resource Manual
This manual includes detailed instructor notes that are referenced in the marginal notes throughout the instructor’s edition of Reconceptualizing Mathematics 2e. These notes provide additional content background on several topics in the lessons and suggested explanations and advice for teaching particular topics. This resource manual also provides full solutions to all exercises in the text.
Lecture PowerPoint Slides
Customizable, detailed lecture presentations of mathematical concepts covered in each chapter.
Printable Test Bank
More than a thousand multiple choice multiple-choice, true/false, and short answer questions to generate quizzes and tests for each chapter of the text.