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iPod iDeas #7: Using iPods to Support Mathematical Learning

In this episode, Kelly explains how ipods could be used to support student learning in math for both conceptual and procedural knowledge.

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Math problem samples:
Mrs. Boudreau thinks that you can add 2 to both the numerator and the denominator of 3/4 and end up with an equivalent fraction. Mrs. Kobrosli disagrees. Do you agree with Mrs. Boudreau? Why or why not? Show your work.

Sample Math Process soundfile demonstrating one group’s solution to this problem: Click here

Math problem sample:
The distance from Winnipeg to Lake Louise, travelling west on the Trans-Canada Highway through Calgary, is 1550 km. From past experiences, Ben and Jen know that they can bike an average of 95 km/day. If they cycled at this speed, how many days will it take them to complete this trip?

Student sample soundfile demonstration math discourse as students try to explain what the remainder represents in a long division question: Click here