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SKETCHPAD LESSONLINK

This online searchable library helps teachers integrate the Geometer’s Sketchpad into their math curricula with more than 500 Sketchpad activities designed for students in grades three through 12. Price: One-year school site subscriptions, $119 per teacher Category: content development
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