We all have lived through a quick transition to the distant learning. In this situation, embodied aspects of student-teacher communication that usually ground understanding in a classroom are severely cut. Natural gestures and guidance of students’ attention are hardly available in a speaking-head setup without a whiteboard. Immediate feedback is also lacking, as teachers do not have all the students available for visual examination.
In teaching from a distance, embodied design could help to preserve learning-with-understanding direction and provide a rare opportunity to keep embodied engagement with mathematics. Immediate feedback to sensory-motor actions support students’ learning process second to second and facilitate conceptual understanding.
Trigonometry learning: From a unit circle to a sine graph.
We offer two versions of e-learning materials prepared in Numworx environment:
- for students who have a multi-touch technology available (a tablet or a touch screen)
- for students who have a computer with a mouse available
E-learning materials consist of an introduction with a short test of prior knowledge and four interactive learning sequences.
Using e-learning materials
Learning sequences are freely available for the use with your students. They can be used as a homework or as additional exercises. To arrange the logins for your students contact Anna Shvarts at firstname.lastname@example.org
Participate in a study
We invite students to participate in a study that helps us to make learning materials better. For participation, a student need to solve the tasks in four parts of the e-learning materials, fill a consent form and pass a half an hour interview with a researcher. As a compensation of their efforts the students receive 10 euros digital gift cards.
Please, ask a student to fill the consent form, then a researcher will contact the student to arrange an interview.