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 the following link to go to the landing page of LaunchPad for Reconceptualizing Mathematics.
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.
Relevant data sets and spreadsheets that correspond to problems in the text.
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.
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.
MathClips present animated whiteboard videos illuminating key concepts in each chapter.
Multiple-choice online quizzes for each chapter that test student knowledge.
Printable sheets of manipulative blocks for use in the classroom.
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.
Files for an appendix from the text, “Using the Table of Randomly Selected Digits (TRSD).”
A series of questions meant to accompany a selected set of video clips.
Flashcards that offer additional practice to students learning key terms.
Appendices E-J covering Geogebra lessons, a review of some rules, using a protractor to measure angle size, using the TI-73, using Excel, and using the Illuminations website.
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.
Resources for teachers intended for use with the text that are not included in Reconceptualizing Mathematics 3e.
Slides for each chapter meant to be used with clicker technology in the classroom.
Downloadable version of the Test Bank for PC and Mac, where questions can be edited and resequenced to suit each instructor’s needs.
Pre-made slides containing all images from each chapter of the textbook.
This manual includes detailed instructor notes that are referenced in the marginal notes throughout the instructor’s edition of Reconceptualizing Mathematics 3e. 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.
Includes full solutions for all problems in the text.
Customizable, detailed lecture presentations of mathematical concepts covered in each chapter.
A web-based version of the solutions in the instructor’s resource manual. This easy-to-use tool allows instructors to generate a solution file for any set of homework exercises.
More than a thousand multiple choice, true/false, and short answer questions in Word format for each chapter of the text.