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Order of Operations StAIR

Order of Operations StAIR

This is a StAIR (Stand Alone Instructional Resource) for teaching 4-5th grade students about the order of operations. Saved as a PowerPoint show instead of a PowerPoint presentation, the student can independently navigate through the activity and learn about the correct order of operations. Students also complete practice problems, see examples, and receive immediate feedback on their work. There is a built in assessment at the end, if the...

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Hugh Potter
Hugh Potter (Faculty)
9 years ago

Really cool, and by the way I really like the stick figure icons that you used. Where did you find them? Overall, this was informative, easy to understand and beneficial. The best part of this assignment in the graduated structure of the work, you enable the student to interact with the material and then continue on at the learner's own pace. this is great because it achieves self-directed growth through interactive learning opportunities. Well done! Though I did have problems with the Stair when I got to the 20/5+5x3= slide. Each answer that I selected was considered wrong and I could get no further. However, this was an interesting way to look at a math theory that I wish I had had when I was in school. It was also very nice the uniformity of the slide, it really made it seems as if it was a fluid presentation and clear about its outcomes. Well done!

Christopher Roche
Christopher Roche (Teacher (K-12))
9 years ago

I like this STAIR. It is a very straight forward resource for students to work through. The content is appropriate to the objectives and it works through a systematic approach to reach the goals. The quizzes offer opportunities for feedback. The animations are engaging and age appropriate. A good STAIR