# MASON EDCI 856 - Curriculum Design Project with Virtual Manipulatives (37 pages)

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George Mason University
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Edci 856 - Mathematics Education Curriculum Design and Evaluation
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Curriculum Design Project with Virtual Manipulatives Gwenanne Salkind George Mason University EDCI 856 Dr Patricia Moyer Packenham Spring 2006 Curriculum Design Project with Virtual Manipulatives Table of Contents Lesson 1 Which is More Likely 3 Implementation 6 External Review 6 Lesson 2 Is It Fair 8 Implementation 11 External Review 11 Lesson 3 Problem Solving with Spinners 13 Student Work Sample 20 Implementation 22 External Review 22 Lesson 4 Secret Spinners 23 Student Work Samples 33 Implementation 39 External Review 39 Lesson 5 Space Blocks 40 Student Work 47 Implementation 51 External Review 51 3 Lesson 1 Title Which Is More Likely This lesson was adapted from Hide Spin lessons in Data Chance and Probability Jones Thornton 1992 Contributor s Name Gwenanne Salkind Grade Level Band K 2 NCTM Mathematics Standard Data Analysis and Probability Students should discuss events related to students experiences as likely or unlikely Lesson Objectives Conduct simple probability experiments using spinners Identify events that are likely or unlikely Mathematics Vocabulary probability possible impossible likely unlikely outcome Virtual Manipulative Web Site National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics http nlvm usu edu en nav index html Grade Band Pre K 2 Data Analysis Probability Spinners http nlvm usu edu en nav frames asid 186 g 1 t 5 html open activities Materials A computer with internet access and a presentation station Computers with internet access one for each pair of students Red and blue unifix cubes Discussion of the Mathematics This lesson helps students recognize that some events are more likely than others The warm up activity involves situations that occur in everyday life In the rest of the lesson students explore a spinner that has a greater chance of spinning blue than red Approximate Duration of Lesson 30 minutes Preparation Prepare a spinner like this one on each computer that will be used in the lesson Or you can teach students

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