App of the week 3

Explain Everything ™ - MorrisCooke

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Over the last few weeks I have been using this App with my Kindergarten maths group. We have been focussing on number facts. Students have been choosing Lego blocks to make number sentences. The activity is open ended and allows students to choose a number they are comfortable working with. As an assessment we used Explain Everything to record their working out. This App was easy for kindergarten to use, they took a photo of the blocks they chose, inserted the image into the page and then wrote their number sentence with their finger. They could record their process using the microphone. This task allows for differentiation as seen in the images below. Students can work at their level while doing the same task. Explain Everything allows students to reflect on their learning and share with others in the group.

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