ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Multiplying Turtle
Digital Tool: Online Video
Digital Tool Description: A woman narrates the steps of two digit by two digit multiplication. It is a slideshow. This turtle method is an interesting and fun method for kids to learn double digit multiplication.
Title: Learning Multiplication can be fun!
Digital Tool: Balloon Invaders
Digital Tool Description: This website allows the students to practice multiplication problems by having them shoot the balloon with the correct answer. The teacher can also choose exactly what type of multiplication to be practiced such as: 2s,3s,4s,etc. This website will help reinforce or even teach students multiplication. Also the repetitive nature of this game lends itself to easy memorization of multiplication facts. It is a game that can be used in a short amount of time as one game only lasts about 3 minutes.
Title: Ten Marks Personalized Math
Digital Tool: Ten Marks
Digital Tool Description: Ten Marks provides multiple choice questions for students in 2nd grade through Geometry. With a minimum of ten math subtopics per grade level, this tool can be used as an whole group or individual. The teacher manages the assignments and is able to view individualized reports. Students are guided through questions and have on screen access to audio/video instruction. When the assignment is complete, students receive immediate feedback and explanations for review. Access is available 24 hours/day, seven days per week.