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Tool: Galactic Exchange Reviews
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