Math ACT increased student understanding of grade level mathematics and student self-efficacy because Kimberly and Patty made mathematics collaborative and challenging with the use of manipulatives. Math ACT also increased student use of grade level vocabulary with strategic use of word walls.
Kimberly and Patty rock the mathematics world with their innovative approach to working with struggling learners. By melding their experiences and knowledge of mathematics and special education, these ladies are definitely spicing things up in the education world!
Q. What is your favorite thing about Math ACT? A. “Your teaching strategies.”Q. How did using manipulatives help you learn? A. “It let us have fun and the best way to learn is when you’re having fun!”
Math ACT was fun, now I feel mathematically strong!
We got to touch squares and small cars! Now I get it.
Now I don’t need manipulatives to find the answer. I have a better understanding of what I am doing.
I understand this now. Can I go help them [other students]?