21st Century ~ Math ~ Creating Math Comics & Math Concept Flash Cards for i-Pods

Creating Comics to Communicate Math Concepts, Definitions & Ideas

* * * Background Information: Use a comic creator for students to communicate math understandings using a comic strip format. We will use a web 2.0 tool called "Bit Strips" but teachers could go "low tech" and use paper and pencil.

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## 21st Century ~ Math ~ Creating Math Comics & Math Concept Flash Cards for i-Pods

## Creating Comics to Communicate Math Concepts, Definitions & Ideas

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Background Information:Use a comic creator for students to communicate math understandings using a comic strip format. We will use a web 2.0 tool called "Bit Strips" but teachers could go "low tech" and use paper and pencil.Link to Create a Bit Strips Account:http://www.bitstrips.comHandout on math comics: Comics in Math.pdfLinks to Other Comic Creators:EXAMPLE:Students show their understanding of acute angles by creating a comic strip using Bit Strips:Definition of an acute angle:The measure of an angle with a measure between 0° and 90° or with less than 90° radian.Activity Task:Create a Comic Strip to explain a math process, definition, formula or other math fact of your choice.## Using PowerPoint to Create Math Flash Cards for the i-Pod

Instructions:FILE-->SAVE AS PICTURESALBUMini-PHOTOand drag the slides into that album (check the order)Synch with a i-podthat has a visual display## ICT Literacy Map Reflection

| Math Home | Overview | Schedule | Activity 1 Smart Searching-Story Problem | Activity 2 |

| Activity 3 Division of Fractions & Smart Boards | Activity 4 Math Writing Activity | Closure Sharing Activity |