New Way of Teaching Math Clicks with Students
Kweder, Kimberly, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Devon Judge, 13, an eighth-grader at Wilkinsburg Middle School, listened to an instructor through headphones and read a question on his computer screen during his math class.
"It's challenging, but I like it because I can visualize it," Devon said, as he reviewed his answers.
He then picked up a pencil and scribbled down some calculations on a work sheet. After a pause, he clicked his selection, and the computer flashed words of praise: "Great Job!"
The clicks of a mouse replace the tip tap of chalk across a blackboard during mathematics classes that use "I CAN Learn" software at Wilkinsburg Middle School.
"I CAN Learn," is an interactive, …
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