This site contains several animated PowerPoint presentations intended to help <br/>users better understand basic mathematics. There are also Macromedia Flash <br/>files used to present mathematical items.<br/>
Type of Material:
PowerPoint presentations and Flash files<br/>
Refreshers for preservice teachers, or tutorials for younger students.<br/>
Must have PowerPoint or PowerPoint Reader (available as a download from the <br/>site). Macromedia Flash 6.0 is needed to view the Flash segments.<br/>
Identify Major Learning Goals:
Mini-lessons on a variety of mathematical topics.<br/>
Target Student Population:
Students in math methods; middle level and high school students.<br/>
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Some understanding of mathematical vocabulary, as well as a rudimentary <br/>knowledge of each of the subject areas. While this is basic information, it is <br/>not an introduction to each topic.<br/>
Easily inserted into an online or hybrid class; PowerPoints are useful in face to face classes as well. Material is simple, easy to understand.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
Variety of topics available
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
Once the proper technology is in place, downloads are simple and PowerPoints work beautifully.
PowerPoints are large and might require a high speed connection to download rapidly.
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