Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum
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iSolveIt - MathScaled and MathSquared Apps

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What is iSolveIt?

iSolveIt is a mobile digital learning environment that supports the development of logical thinking and reasoning skills, which are essential competencies of algebra and mathematics in general. The environment includes a collection of tablet-based puzzles that have been designed using the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).


Via Kathleen McClaskey
Jane Strunck's insight:

Designed with the UDL Curriculum Tool Kit from CAST.

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Cassandra Turner's comment, March 26, 2013 9:30 PM
Wait, I meant KenKen, not Sudoku!
John Purificati's comment, March 30, 2013 10:11 AM
Thanks for this Kathleen
Amy Archambault's curator insight, March 4, 4:14 PM

Introducing two new math apps that are designed based on the principles of UDL: MarhScaled and MathSquared.

 

Why Puzzles?  They note that:

"Puzzles provide a natural format for developing reasoning skills. By teaching algebraic reasoning skills in a context that does not appear to be math-specific, puzzles address affective barriers to learning (e.g., math anxiety). Providing different types of puzzles offers practice across multiple representations, which is critical for developing the ability to generalize."

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iSolveIt - MathScaled and MathSquared Apps

iSolveIt - MathScaled and MathSquared Apps | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it

What is iSolveIt?

iSolveIt is a mobile digital learning environment that supports the development of logical thinking and reasoning skills, which are essential competencies of algebra and mathematics in general. The environment includes a collection of tablet-based puzzles that have been designed using the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).


Via Kathleen McClaskey
more...
John Purificati's comment, March 30, 2013 10:11 AM
Thanks for this Kathleen
Jane Strunck's curator insight, April 7, 2013 5:11 PM

Designed with the UDL Curriculum Tool Kit from CAST.

Amy Archambault's curator insight, March 4, 4:14 PM

Introducing two new math apps that are designed based on the principles of UDL: MarhScaled and MathSquared.

 

Why Puzzles?  They note that:

"Puzzles provide a natural format for developing reasoning skills. By teaching algebraic reasoning skills in a context that does not appear to be math-specific, puzzles address affective barriers to learning (e.g., math anxiety). Providing different types of puzzles offers practice across multiple representations, which is critical for developing the ability to generalize."