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Tool: Make 24 If You Can Review
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: KT8, May 26 2007 07:01:45:060AM
Review based on:
personal experience
Appropriate for:
practice of skills and understandings
Other Comments:
I've used the "24" game with my students and math club extensively; this is a great alternative that kids can use at home. This version could be even more game-like, and therefore more engaging to students, if there was a specific cell for the students to work out the problem, then press enter to see if they correctly got to 24. If this cell was pre-formatted so the text was as large as the given numbers, it would be an effective whole-class game with a projector.
What math does one need to know to use the resource?
four basic operations, order of operations
What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource?
basic Excel skills
What extra things must be done to make it work?
see comment above for suggested enhancements
How hard was it for you to learn?
I was initially looking for a specific place to key in my solutions, then realized it wasn't there, or it isn't labelled.
Ability to meet my goals:
Recommended for:
Math 5: Operations with numbers, Number sense
Math 6: Operations with numbers, Number sense
Math 7: Operations with numbers, Number sense
Algebra: Integer Operations