# Human Intelligence: Theories and Developmental Origins

## CONTENTS OF CURRICULUM UNIT 01.06.12

- Narrative
- Math Anxiety
- Types of Learners
- The Kinesthetic Learner
- Levels of Mastery
- Types of Manipulatives
- Incorporating the Computer
- Why don't all Teachers use Manipulatives?
- Lesson 2 - Fractions with Tangrams
- Lesson 3 - Fractions with Cuisenaire Strips (or rods)
- Manipulatives that can Enhance Math Skills - Ideal for Kinesthetic Learners
- Games That can Enhance Math Skills - ideal for Intrapersonal, Verbal, Visual and Kinesthetic Learners
- Internet Sites That Can Enhance Math Skills
- Internet Sites to Integrate Mathematics into the Curriculum
- Commercial Software Programs That Can Enhance Math Skills
- Parent Resources
- Teacher Resources

### Unit Guide

## Multi-Sensory Manipulatives in Mathematics: Linking the Abstract to the Concrete

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## Commercial Software Programs That Can Enhance Math Skills

Davidson - The Cruncher - spreadsheets, graphing, measurement, patterns, money

Davidson - Math Blaster (Geometry) - geometry, tangrams, geoboard

Davidson - Math Blaster (Ages 6 - 9) - addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, number patterns, estimation, fractions, decimals, percents.

Davidson - Math Blaster (Ages 9-12) - addition, subtraction, multiplication, estimation, place value, adding fractions, complex patterns and attributes.

Edmark - Mighty Math Number Heroes - problem solving and logic, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, interpreting graphs and charts, and probability.

Edmark - Mighty Math Calculating Crew - problem solving and reasoning, money transactions, estimating and rounding, 1-4 digit addition and subtraction, 1-3 digit multiplication and division, 3D Geometry (solids and nets)

Kaplan - Math for the Real World - reasoning, problem solving, measurement, fractions, patterns, applied mathematics (ideal for the musically oriented learner).

Mecc - Math Munchers Deluxe - basic math skills, geometry, prime numbers, fractions, ratios, polygons, angles