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Tool: Bar Charts Review
Teacher Review (Based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: Belzora, Jun 10 2008 04:11:18:840PM
Classroom use in Courses and Topics:
Kindergarten: Operations with numbers, Number sense, Sort and classify, Data analysis; Math 1: Operations with numbers, Number sense, Sort and classify, Data analysis; Math 2: Operations with numbers, Number sense, Sort and classify, Data analysis
Duration of classroom use:
One Week
What did students learn?
This manipulative introduce students to the idea of visual representation of data by means of a bar chart.The drop down menus can create as many as 12 columns, each with as many as 20 cells.
What did students do with the resource?
We began by creating a bar chart illustrating ou favorite fruits and using the columns that had a corresponding color. We moved on to count colors of M&M candies, but the colors in each column are fixed, so I had to provide some guidance for the columns color labels.
How hard was it for students to use?
Easy
Other classroom comments:
We used this this manuplitive in conjunction with an interactive whiteboard.
Appropriate for:
introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings
What math does one need to know to use the resource?
Students need to have a basic understanding of number sense.
What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource?
Mouse
How hard was it for you to learn?
Very Easy
Explanation:
Very self-explanatory.
Ability to meet my goals:
Effective
Recommended for:
Kindergarten: Operations with numbers, Number sense, Sort and classify, Data analysis; Math 1: Operations with numbers, Number sense, Sort and classify, Data analysis; Math 2: Operations with numbers, Number sense, Sort and classify, Data analysis