National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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141- Using an iPod App to Develop Computational Estimation Strategies

Thursday, April 26, 2012: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
108 A (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Robert Q. Berry
Peter Malcolm

The estimation calculator is an application for the Web, iPad, and iPod with which users must make a reasonable estimate prior to the calculator revealing the output. The application gives users visual feedback of estimates to computational problems. Interactions with the application support the development of computational estimation strategies.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8, 3 to 5
Attribute: Learn <-> Reflect strand presentation

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