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Tool: Zap it Game Reviews
Student Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: Tawni, Dec 9 2005 08:42:28:947PM
Review based on:
I am studying to be a high school math teacher and was looking for tools that will be useful in the future.
Appropriate for:
introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings
What math does one need to know to use the resource?
A basic understanding of geometry and functions is required.
What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource?
Basic Computer skills.
How hard was it for you to learn?
Very Easy
Explanation:
This was easy to learn because it was a fairly simply concept and objective.
Ability to meet my goals:
Effective
Recommended for:
Algebra: Quadratic Equations, Graphing Quadratics
Developer Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: ihor, Jan 1 2005 08:02:36:107PM
Review based on:
Familiar with this site from previous surfing. Very good applet!
Appropriate for:
introduction to a concept
Other Comments:
Use in preparation for playing Green Globs from Sunburst.
What math does one need to know to use the resource?
Basic math skills needed. Good introduction to both linear and quadratic equations. Linear equations (where the coefficient of x squared is set to zero) can be introduced in any introductory phase to graphing linear equations.
What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource?
minimal.
How hard was it for you to learn?
Very Easy
Explanation:
Very easy to learn. The challenge is to use it effectively with students. Need a good game plan.
Ability to meet my goals:
Very Ineffective
Recommended for:
Math 7: Linear relationships
Algebra: Linear Equations, Quadratic Equations
Algebra II: Quadratic Equations