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Math, Technology and UDL:  Closing the Achievement Gap
Creating new learning environments in math by applying UDL principles may just close the achievement gap in the US!
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Brightstorm - Math Video: Why UDL?

Brightstorm - Math Video:  Why UDL? | Math, Technology and UDL:  Closing the Achievement Gap | Scoop.it

Brightstorm has over 2,500 free math videos from Pre-Algebra through Calculus that offer actual teachers explaining and demonstrating math concepts.  What is unique about Brightstorm is that with each concept, a set of 2-3 problems that demonstrates the concept is included.

 

Why UDL?  This type of online tool offers multiple means of representation and engagement of math concepts that students often miss.  Having the problems explained furthers the understanding for many students who need to see and hear several examples.

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Math Snacks - Another Way to Look at Math Concepts

Math Snacks - Another Way to Look at Math Concepts | Math, Technology and UDL:  Closing the Achievement Gap | Scoop.it
Educational tools that help mid-school learners better understand math concepts.

 

Why UDL?:  Math Snacks provides Multiple Means of Representation and Engagement of math concepts using animation and interactive math games. They can be used online or as app on  an iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad.  (Funded by USDOE and NSF)

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A Maths Dictionary for Kids 2011 by Jenny Eather

A Maths Dictionary for Kids 2011 by Jenny Eather | Math, Technology and UDL:  Closing the Achievement Gap | Scoop.it
Interactive, animated maths dictionary for kids with over 600 common math terms explained in simple language. Math glossary with math definitions, examples, math practice interactives, mathematics activities and math calculators.

 

Why UDL?:  A Maths Dictionary for Kids uses multiple means of representation to define, illustrate and reinforce math terms and concepts. For most math vocabulary, there is an interactive student activity that provides multiple experiences to math vocabulary that can increase depth of knowledge.

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Math Videos on Math Playground - Why UDL?

Math Videos on Math Playground - Why UDL? | Math, Technology and UDL:  Closing the Achievement Gap | Scoop.it

Math videos on Math Playground can be used to provide "multiple means of representation and engagement" for students who need another way to understand math concepts and processes.  I know from teacher and student testimonials how effective they have been in improving math understanding. If you have a website or LMS, link to these math videos that support all students in and out of school. Oh yes, this site has math games that kid's love.

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