Teacher Review (Based on classroom experience) Reviewer: mathmagic, Mar 31 2007 02:05:14:307PM |

Classroom use in Courses and Topics: Math 6: Ratio and proportion |

Duration of classroom use: Multiple Weeks |

What did students learn? My students learned how to solve many different types of ratio word problems. |

What did students do with the resource? Students worked in small groups to set up and solve problems. |

How hard was it for students to use? Easy |

Other classroom comments: Many of my students commented that they liked being able to visualize the steps. |

Appropriate for: introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings, applications of a concept or technique |

What math does one need to know to use the resource? basic ratios |

What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource? none |

How hard was it for you to learn? Easy |

Explanation: The built in tutoring system walks you through the problems. |

Ability to meet my goals: Very Ineffective |

Recommended for: Math 5: Ratio and proportion Math 6: Ratio and proportion |

Tool: Thinking Blocks - Ratio Word Problems Review