# Windows 8 8.1 Tweakseffective Curriculum Ideas

• The PDF document is named the Windows 8 End User Training Brochure. The 36-page user guide goes over basic Windows 8 topics like the Start Screen, touch-screen gestures, and navigating apps.
• Google Classroom may not replace a modern curriculum, but it can work as a great asset to teachers for sharing materials, distributing assignments and marking work. It works best when used in collaboration with G Suite Education and Google Hangouts.
• Windows 8.1 particularly has received ample criticisms especially from the users of Windows 7 or XP. If you have just started using this operating system version of the Microsoft Windows, then here are some Windows 8.1 tips and tricks that will make you a pro user.

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4.8 stars on App Store

## Discover our math app for eighth graders

In most U.S. schools, eighth grade marks the bridge between middle school and high school. Accordingly, eighth grade students need to enhance their understanding of math fundamentals, develop logic and reasoning skills, and interpret graphs, charts and data. Designed to fulfill Common Core Standards, iTooch 8th Grade Math app emphasizes precision and mastery. Its five sections – Functions, Algebraic Structures, Properties and Operations, Statistics and Probability, and Geometry – provide students with both review and challenge problems while taking advantage of the unique iPad forum for ease of learning and visual enhancement. Both middle and high school students can use iTooch 8th Grade Math to check their understanding, practice before tests and quizzes, and move to the next levels of math as they transition to high school.

#### Properties and Operations

1. Generating Equivalent Numerical Expressions
2. Decimal Expansions to Rational Numbers
3. Percent Decrease and Increase
4. Proportions and Percents
5. Similar Figures
6. Rational and Irrational Numbers
7. Estimating the Value of Expressions
8. Scientific Notation
9. Squares and Square Roots
10. Cube Roots

#### Algebraic Structures

1. Understanding Polynomials
2. Working With Exponents
3. Simplifying Polynomials
5. Subtracting Polynomials
6. Multiplying Polynomials by Monomials
7. Patterns in Multiplying Polynomials
8. Using the FOIL Method to Multiply Binomials
9. Factoring Monomials
10. Factoring Polynomials
11. Dividing Polynomials
12. Solving and Graphing Inequalities
13. Equations with Variables on Both Sides

#### Statistics and Probability

1. Theoretical and Experimental Probability
2. Stem-and-Leaf Plots
3. Constructing Scatter Plots
4. Box-and-Whisker Plots
5. Permutations and Combinations
6. Line Graphs
7. Circle Graphs
8. Frequency Tables, Histograms, and Line Plots
9. Mean, Median, Mode, Range
10. Bar Graphs and Double Bar Graphs

#### Functions

1. Defining Functions
2. Slope of a Line
3. Interpreting Slope – Intercept Form
4. Point-Slope Form
5. Describing Ordered Pairs
6. Tables and Graphs
7. The Coordinate Plane
8. Graphing Linear Functions
9. Nonlinear Functions

#### Geometry

1. Fundamentals of Triangles and Polygons
2. Constructing Nets of Three-Dimensional Figures
3. Angle Relationships and Classifying Lines
4. Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones
5. Surface Area of Prisms and Cylinders
6. Volume of Prisms and Cylinders
7. Volume of Pyramids and Cones
8. Transformations
9. Circles and Circumference
10. Spheres
11. Pythagorean Theorem

## Features

Loaded with thousands of questions, apps cover official educational curricula & comply with Common Core State Standards.

This app creates great game dynamics and incentives, so that the user always wants to progress further in the application.

Apps embed a blackboard and a calculator for students to write and calculate directly on the screen without having to leave the app.

A lesson summary is attached to each chapter, to underline the core concepts students should know to answer questions.

Move instantly from one screen to the next. Stop waiting for information to load from a server: bandwidth is no longer an issue.

Apps automatically sync in the background in order to load new activities whenever an Internet connection is available.

## Meet the 8th Grade Math teachers:

#### Nina Berler

iTooch 8th Grade Math co-author, Nina Berler has taught middle-school English and math and worked one-on-one with numerous middle and high school students to improve writing skills, enhance study habits, prepare for standardized tests and interviews, and apply to independent schools and colleges. She also is an independent contractor for eduPad, the Educational Testing Service and the Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition. During her corporate career, Nina worked for professional services provider KPMG, where she directed the Executive Education program unit and led marketing communications initiatives. Nina has an AB with Honors from Brown University and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business. She is presently completing UCLA’s certificate program in College Counseling. Nina is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Brown Alumni Schools Committee.

#### William Scott Stone

iTooch 8th Grade Math co-author, William Scott Stone, has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio and has worked for Northrop Grumman as a computer programmer. He also has a bachelor’s degree in teacher education from Stockton College of Ponoma, New Jersey. He has been an educator for five years teaching middle school math and social studies. He has completely redesigned a school district’s website based on teacher needs and ease of use.

Prior to his education he served in the United States Army for eight years during which he was deployed to Desert Storm (1st Iraq War 1991). During his service he worked on and operated various military vehicles. The majority of his service was completed at Fort Campbell Kentucky (101st Airborne Division) where he received his wings and was promoted to Sargeant.

#### Eileen Heyes

iTooch 8th Grade Math editor, Eileen Heyes has a BA in journalism from California State University, Long Beach. She wrote and edited at newspapers for 30 years while trying to decide what she wanted to be when she grew up. She is the author of three nonfiction books for teens and two mysteries for children. In learning the storytelling craft, she has studied screenwriting and improv, earned a certificate in Documentary Arts, and volunteered in the street cast of a Renaissance Faire. She takes it all back into the classroom as a writer-in-residence with the United Arts Council of Wake County, North Carolina. Originally from Los Angeles, she now lives in Raleigh with her brilliant husband and one of her two interesting, articulate sons.

## You may also like these other 8th Grade apps:

8th Grade / English Language Arts / Middle School

4.8 stars on App Store

## Discover our math app for eighth graders

In most U.S. schools, eighth grade marks the bridge between middle school and high school. Accordingly, eighth grade students need to enhance their understanding of math fundamentals, develop logic and reasoning skills, and interpret graphs, charts and data. Designed to fulfill Common Core Standards, iTooch 8th Grade Math app emphasizes precision and mastery. Its five sections – Functions, Algebraic Structures, Properties and Operations, Statistics and Probability, and Geometry – provide students with both review and challenge problems while taking advantage of the unique iPad forum for ease of learning and visual enhancement. Both middle and high school students can use iTooch 8th Grade Math to check their understanding, practice before tests and quizzes, and move to the next levels of math as they transition to high school.

#### Properties and Operations

1. Generating Equivalent Numerical Expressions
2. Decimal Expansions to Rational Numbers
3. Percent Decrease and Increase
4. Proportions and Percents
5. Similar Figures
6. Rational and Irrational Numbers
7. Estimating the Value of Expressions
8. Scientific Notation
9. Squares and Square Roots
10. Cube Roots

#### Algebraic Structures

1. Understanding Polynomials
2. Working With Exponents
3. Simplifying Polynomials
5. Subtracting Polynomials
6. Multiplying Polynomials by Monomials
7. Patterns in Multiplying Polynomials
8. Using the FOIL Method to Multiply Binomials
9. Factoring Monomials
10. Factoring Polynomials
11. Dividing Polynomials
12. Solving and Graphing Inequalities
13. Equations with Variables on Both Sides

#### Statistics and Probability

1. Theoretical and Experimental Probability
2. Stem-and-Leaf Plots
3. Constructing Scatter Plots
4. Box-and-Whisker Plots
5. Permutations and Combinations
6. Line Graphs
7. Circle Graphs
8. Frequency Tables, Histograms, and Line Plots
9. Mean, Median, Mode, Range
10. Bar Graphs and Double Bar Graphs

#### Functions

1. Defining Functions
2. Slope of a Line
3. Interpreting Slope – Intercept Form
4. Point-Slope Form
5. Describing Ordered Pairs
6. Tables and Graphs
7. The Coordinate Plane
8. Graphing Linear Functions
9. Nonlinear Functions

#### Geometry

1. Fundamentals of Triangles and Polygons
2. Constructing Nets of Three-Dimensional Figures
3. Angle Relationships and Classifying Lines
4. Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones
5. Surface Area of Prisms and Cylinders
6. Volume of Prisms and Cylinders
7. Volume of Pyramids and Cones
8. Transformations
9. Circles and Circumference
10. Spheres
11. Pythagorean Theorem

## Features

Loaded with thousands of questions, apps cover official educational curricula & comply with Common Core State Standards.

This app creates great game dynamics and incentives, so that the user always wants to progress further in the application.

Apps embed a blackboard and a calculator for students to write and calculate directly on the screen without having to leave the app.

A lesson summary is attached to each chapter, to underline the core concepts students should know to answer questions.

Move instantly from one screen to the next. Stop waiting for information to load from a server: bandwidth is no longer an issue.

Apps automatically sync in the background in order to load new activities whenever an Internet connection is available.

## Meet the 8th Grade Math teachers:

#### Nina Berler

iTooch 8th Grade Math co-author, Nina Berler has taught middle-school English and math and worked one-on-one with numerous middle and high school students to improve writing skills, enhance study habits, prepare for standardized tests and interviews, and apply to independent schools and colleges. She also is an independent contractor for eduPad, the Educational Testing Service and the Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition. During her corporate career, Nina worked for professional services provider KPMG, where she directed the Executive Education program unit and led marketing communications initiatives. Nina has an AB with Honors from Brown University and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business. She is presently completing UCLA’s certificate program in College Counseling. Nina is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Brown Alumni Schools Committee.

#### William Scott Stone

iTooch 8th Grade Math co-author, William Scott Stone, has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio and has worked for Northrop Grumman as a computer programmer. He also has a bachelor’s degree in teacher education from Stockton College of Ponoma, New Jersey. He has been an educator for five years teaching middle school math and social studies. He has completely redesigned a school district’s website based on teacher needs and ease of use.

Prior to his education he served in the United States Army for eight years during which he was deployed to Desert Storm (1st Iraq War 1991). During his service he worked on and operated various military vehicles. The majority of his service was completed at Fort Campbell Kentucky (101st Airborne Division) where he received his wings and was promoted to Sargeant.

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iTooch 8th Grade Math editor, Eileen Heyes has a BA in journalism from California State University, Long Beach. She wrote and edited at newspapers for 30 years while trying to decide what she wanted to be when she grew up. She is the author of three nonfiction books for teens and two mysteries for children. In learning the storytelling craft, she has studied screenwriting and improv, earned a certificate in Documentary Arts, and volunteered in the street cast of a Renaissance Faire. She takes it all back into the classroom as a writer-in-residence with the United Arts Council of Wake County, North Carolina. Originally from Los Angeles, she now lives in Raleigh with her brilliant husband and one of her two interesting, articulate sons.

## You may also like these other 8th Grade apps:

8th Grade / English Language Arts / Middle School