Education Technology

Rational Timer

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Students use the calculator to play a game that requires them to convert numbers to fractions, decimals, or percent quickly and accurately.

Before the Activity

  • Install the Rational Number Rampage App application on the calculator using the TI Connect™ , TI Connectivity Cable, and Unit-to-Unit Link Cable

  • Set up the calculator as explained in the appendix file
  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • Print the pages from the attached PDF file for the class
  • During the Activity

    Distribute the pages to the class.

    Follow the Activity procedures:

  • Select the Rational Number Rampage application and the appropriate level of difficulty
  • Convert fractions to the lowest terms, decimals, or percents as specified in the game
  • Score points for the correct answer
  • After the Activity

    Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary