Math Snacks: Filling conceptual gaps in mathematics with innovative media

ID: 41338 Type: Best Practices
  1. Karin Miller Wiburg, Institute for Excellence in Math and Science Education (IEMSE) at New Mexico State University , United States

Wednesday, March 19 11:30-11:50 AM Location: Grand Ballroom 3 View on map

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Abstract: This presentation will share the design and implementation of innovative games and animations developed to address conceptual gaps in 5th-7th grade mathematics. The web-based and mobile materials include strong support for teachers including videos of teachers using Math Snacks with their students, teacher guides, student learning guides and comic book text for English Language Learners. Research behind the development of a different way for students to learn math will be shared through a lesson with the participants.. All of the Math Snacks connect technology-based resources with inquiry learning activities, align with Common Core Standards-Mathematics and are free online at http://Mathsnacks.org. Now available in Spanish

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