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Tool: Estimating and Rounding Decimals Review
Student Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: MissMath, Oct 11 2006 12:28:24:377PM
Review based on:
As an assignment in an education class, in order to familiarize myself with MathTools, I was asked to select and rate a tool. I chose this tool because many of the students I work with in my job as a math tutor often have difficulty with the math skill of rounding.
Appropriate for:
introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings
Other Comments:
The concept is presented in a clear and concise way. I also like that students are given a chance to practice the skill at the end of the instruction. This would be a valuable tool to use in the classroom or home for instruction and/or reinforcement.
What math does one need to know to use the resource?
place value to the millions place
What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource?
Keyboard use
What extra things must be done to make it work?
It requires a lot of reading, which some users may not like. The fact that you can skip to the practice activity, which is very clearly explained, minimizes the need to read.
How hard was it for you to learn?
Very Easy
It was clear, quick, and to the point!
Ability to meet my goals:
Very Effective
Recommended for:
Math 3: Number sense
Math 4: Number sense
Math 5: Number sense
Math 6: Number sense