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Students Consolidate Understandings by Creating Matching games

Thursday, March 5 10:30 am–12:20 pm
Exhibit Hall - Table 3

Using a free iOS app, teachers or students can easily create, play and share simple matching games for iPads. In a MultiMatch deck each ‘card’ can have multiple faces using images, data or text. Each match set in the deck can also include a variable number of cards.

Type: Tech Savvy Exploratorium
Focus Area: Apple, Assessment, Digital Citizenship, Emerging Trends, Makerspace, Mobile Devices, Professional Development, Special Ed, STEM/STEAM, Other
Skill Level: All levels

Presented by

Leslee Francis Pelton Leslee Francis Pelton, University of Victoria

Leslee Francis Pelton is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria where she teaches classes on mathematics content and pedagogy. Her research interests include: design and evaluation of educational apps; integration of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics; and use of technology in problem-based learning (problem solving, reasoning, representing, communicating and making connections).


Tim Pelton Tim Pelton, University of Victoria

Tim Pelton is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria. He teaches classes on mathematics pedagogy and educational technology. His research interests include: the creation and evaluation of educational apps; the application of appropriate technologies to enhance the teaching and learning process (e.g., iPads, GPS, 3D printing, coding etc.); and the use of creative apps on iPads to engage students in problem solving, communicating, reasoning and representing their understandings through virtual manipulatives, games, comics and video artifacts.