AnimalWatch Vi Suite

This app and accompanying materials support students in building their math word problem solving skills. The AnimalWatch Vi Suite is a package including an app available from the App Store® online store with accompanying braille and print materials. The app and materials are available for free! Students at the pre-algebra level (grades 5-7) build their math word problem solving skills while learning about endangered and invasive species such as the black rhino, cheetah, gray wolf, and white shark.

Description of the Math Content In addition to an introductory unit about the giant panda, there are 24 math units that align with the 6th grade Common Core Math Standards. Sample math topics include: multiplication and division; like and unlike fractions; speed, time, and distance; converting units of measurement and more.

AnimalWatch Vi Suite Includes An accessible app Optional print graphics for students who prefer a hard copy graphic to the screen version Braille graphics designed to be used with a fuser on microcapsule paper Optional braille ready files of app

App Features Accessible via Apple's VoiceOver screen reader Built-in feature that emulates VoiceOver Ability to enlarge content using Zoom Built-in scratch pad Glossary of terms found in the app Scaffolded hints to support students in solving word problems Engaging information about the animal species Extensively tested with both print and braille users

Recommended ages: 5th to 7th grade (math level)

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The AnimalWatch Vi Suite was developed through a U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (R324A120006) research grant awarded in 2012 to Dr. Carole R. Beal and Dr. Jane N. Erin, both at the time at The University of Arizona. Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum served as the Project Director.
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AnimalWatch Vi Suite Catalog Number: D-30026-AP
Format: E-File

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