Lesson 1 of Media in Math
Why use media in classrooms?
We will be talking about the following three types of media:
Each one of these can be used within the classroom, or a combination of all three. By incorporating media, students are able to learn in both verbal and visual form. Media also helps students focus as well as being able to better relate to the material. (1)
Please watch the following video  as an introduction to media. The video will discuss the importance of using digital media in classrooms.
What is considered graphics? Posters, pictures, cartoons, diagrams, pictures, visual representations, graphic organizers, etc.
What is considered audio? Recordings, music, sound, etc.
What is considered video? Movies, film, or anything that combines graphics and audio together as one.
Overview: Using media is beneficial for any classroom. Students are able to learn in new ways and benefit from being able to learn content through these different forms of media.
(1) Why use Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning. Retrieved from: http://serc.carleton.edu/econ/media/why.html
(2) Horgan Shadoyan, T. (2014). GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS AND TECHNOLOGY UNITE FOR LOTS OF LEARNING!. Library Media Connection, 32(4), 26-28.