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: Naught Times 3 is Naught iPad Style
Digital Tool: Educreations app
Digital Tool Description: This tool performs very much like a personal whiteboard. Students can use it to present a summary of the lesson allowing you to assess the success of your lesson. Pictures can be pulled into the presentation, voice recording can be used with the actions taken on the whiteboard. It allows you to draw over pictures... or just draw!
Title: Technology in Math (Small Group/Centers)
Digital Tool: Tenmarks
Digital Tool Description: Tenmarks is a free web resource for math. In addition, educators can create accounts for students in which students can access the site 24/7. Tenmarks is design for students in grades second though tenth grades. Tenmarks provides a multiple choice styles of questions for students. Tenmarks allows teachers to personlize instruction for students whether they are below, on, or above grade level in math. In addition, tenmarks is great for small group instruction, centers, and intervention. It provides indivdualize data for students and is a good tool to measure mastery of standards for testing and content knowledge.