Share Paper: iPod touch Tutorial for 6th Grade Math

  1. Hongxia Yang, Virginia Tech, United States
  2. Lan Liu, Virginia Tech, United States
  3. Wei Xu, NA, United States
  4. Scott Chandler, Virginia Tech, United States
Tuesday, March 8 10:15 AM-11:15 AM Bellmeade

Abstract: This paper describes an iPod touch tutorial protocol for 6th grade math. The review of literature shows that iPod touch is an effective tool to deliver math instruction to middle school students. The designers’ intention was to create a math tutorial that allows students to control the learning process, enables them to learn through playing, and offers them a situated learning environment. The pedagogy involved in the tutorial are to motivate students to learn by adopting game playing idea, ease their understanding of complicated math concepts by using animation explanation, encourage them to learn through peer tutoring, facilitate their active ...