Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience) Reviewer: fibomath, Jun 29 2009 02:55:33:053PM |

Review based on: personal experience |

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

Other Comments: Great reinforcement for proportional thinking with non-familiar objects. |

What math does one need to know to use the resource? how to reason proportionally |

What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource? little, other than downloading. |

What extra things must be done to make it work? add a fix-it plug in. |

How hard was it for you to learn? Easy |

Explanation: very intuitive |

Ability to meet my goals: Effective |

Recommended for: Math 6: Number sense, Ratio and proportion Math 7: Ratio and proportion |

Other Review (Not based on classroom experience) Reviewer: Draco18s, Oct 15 2006 11:12:33:980AM |

Review based on: Used for an Educational Game Design course. |

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

Other Comments: The tool introduces and can be used for practicing ratio tables. |

What math does one need to know to use the resource? Some basic math: adition and multiplication of small numbers. |

What hardware expertise does one need to learn to use the resource? How to use a mouse. |

How hard was it for you to learn? Easy |

Explanation: For me it was a little difficult trying to work with shapes as units of currency, but for a younger child it might not be an issue. |

Ability to meet my goals: Effective |

Recommended for: Math 4: Ratio and proportion |

Tool: Galactic Exchange Reviews