// XPower Interactive //

WHAT IS X-POWER INTERACTIVE?

* A supplement to any Algebra program for grades 6 to 9
* A research-based approach to developing algebraic concepts and skills
* A problem-solving approach to skill acquisition
* An inquiry-based approach to concepts
* A different approach to developing non-routine problem-solving strategies

X Power Algebra Content

* Includes topics common to all algebra programs in 10 chapters
* Addresses NCTM content and process standards

CHAPTER OVERVIEW

Each chapter includes the same components:

* Instructional game
* Video episodes
* Instructional segments
* Problem sets with tutorials
* Labs
* Virtual manipulatives
* Tests and quizzes

PROBLEM SETS

* Introduce multiple problem types
* Allow students to practice their skill
* Offer teachers the flexibility to select specific problems or problem sets to meet the needs of their students

INSTRUCTIONAL GAMES

* Provide students with experiences that develop conceptual understanding
* Include multiple levels to accommodate diverse student groups
* Build skills and fluency

STUDENT FEEDBACK

"It helped me to solve problems because I got to see different methods and ways to solve things."

"I liked watching the clips of the X-Team and how they would solve problems."

"...I liked being able to work in a group and to be able to use the computers."

"I think the computers made the class more fun and we got to play games! I enjoyed it; it made Algebra fun."

SOURCE: Student testimonials are taken from CRDG Summer Programs 2005.

Curriculum Research and
Development Group (CRDG)
University of Hawai`i
1776 University Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Phone: (808) 956-4969
Toll-free: (800) 799-8111
Fax: (808) 956-6730

E-mail: crdg@hawaii.edu

Web site: http://www.hawaii.edu/crdg

If you would like to place an order for X-Power Interactive, please >>click here.

 

 

X Power Interactive

WHAT IS X-POWER INTERACTIVE?

* A supplement to any Algebra program for grades 6 to 9
* A research-based approach to developing algebraic concepts and skills
* A problem-solving approach to skill acquisition
* An inquiry-based approach to concepts
* A different approach to developing non-routine problem-solving strategies

X-Power Algebra Content

* Includes topics common to all algebra programs in 10 chapters
* Addresses NCTM content and process standards

CHAPTER OVERVIEW

Each chapter includes the same components:

* Instructional game
* Video episodes
* Instructional segments
* Problem sets with tutorials
* Labs
* Virtual manipulatives
* Tests and quizzes

PROBLEM SETS

* Introduce multiple problem types
* Allow students to practice their skill
* Offer teachers the flexibility to select specific problems or problem sets to meet the needs of their students

INSTRUCTIONAL GAMES

* Provide students with experiences that develop conceptual understanding
* Include multiple levels to accommodate diverse student groups
* Build skills and fluency

STUDENT FEEDBACK

"It helped me to solve problems because I got to see different methods and ways to solve things."

"I liked watching the clips of the X-Team and how they would solve problems."

"...I liked being able to work in a group and to be able to use the computers."

"I think the computers made the class more fun and we got to play games! I enjoyed it; it made Algebra fun."

SOURCE: Student testimonials are taken from CRDG Summer Programs 2005.

Curriculum Research and
Development Group (CRDG)
University of Hawai`i
1776 University Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Phone: (808) 956-4969
Toll-free: (800) 799-8111
Fax: (808) 956-6730

E-mail: crdg@hawaii.edu

Web site: http://www.hawaii.edu/crdg

If you would like to place an order for X-Power Interactive, please >>click here.