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Tool: Thinking Blocks - Ratio Word Problems Review
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?
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?
How hard was it for you to learn?
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