African Maths Initiative

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GeoGebra

What it is

10704133_726152200772421_6916341799205414035_nGeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. GeoGebra is a rapidly expanding community of millions of users located in just about every country. GeoGebra has become the leading provider of dynamic mathematics software, supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and innovations in teaching and learning worldwide.

  • Geometry, Algebra and Spreadsheet are connected and fully dynamic
  • Easy-to-use interface, yet many powerful features
  • Authoring tool to create interactive learning materials as web pages
  • Available in many languages for our millions of users around the world1

AMI uses GeoGebra in many of its initiatives involving primary and secondary schools. GeoGebra has been used by AMI at the maths camps in Kenya, Ghana and Ethiopia, mini maths camps, Amagoro camps and maths clubs! It's easy to use interface and capabilities for demonstrating a range of mathematical concepts makes it perfect for the teachers and students that AMI works with who often have little previous computer experience.

How to get it

GeoGebra can be downloaded for Desktops, Tablets and Phones here: http://www.geogebra.org/download.

Support can be found on their help page: http://wiki.geogebra.org/en/Main_Page and GeoGebra Tube features GeoGebra files available to download.

"You are free to copy, distribute and transmit GeoGebra for non-commercial purposes"http://www.geogebra.org/license

References

1. http://www.geogebra.org/about

 

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