AppInventor as a tool for applied Mathematics: GPS and coordinate transformations

Mobile devices offer a magnificent set of capabilities to use with studying physics — and this can be done with freely available software tools. Since five years I am using MIT AppInventor teaching programming courses for beginners and using it […]

Double Flipped Classroom Teaching Mathematics

“Flipped Classroom” by Mikel Agirregabiria is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The flipped classroom approach has advantages which are more striking than ever. My personal experience is a very strong dispersion of the speed of the learners. The (forced) ability to manage more than one task simultaneously in a multimedia setting with […]

Functional Programming in Geogebra

From the 5.0 Manual of Geogebra: It’s actually enough to provide a single list to Zip[]. This makes it a shorter alternative to Sequence[] when all you want is to traverse a list. For example, Zip[a^2, a, listOfNumbers] is much shorter than Sequence[Element[listOfNumbers, […]