NEXT Dollar Up METHOD
ROUNDING Money Interactive ESTIMATION Game
Use the following interactive game to help reinforce the next dollar up, rounding up, or one dollar more method. Students practice rounding up to the nearest dollar. This method is especially good for students that struggle with the concept of change.
Click the image or link above to play the Dollar Up interactive game. On the first screen, students choose to play either an easy or difficult game.
For the easy game, students should move the money into the box that is one dollar more than the amount given. For example, if the requested amount is $14.75, then students should move $15 into the box. By using this method, you will not be overcharged more than 99 cents when purchasing items.
Money is moved by clicking on the mouse and dragging it or using a touch screen device. Once the money has been moved, the check button should be pressed.
If the amount is correct, the student will be notified. If not, the student will continue until the correct amount has been placed in the box. The game continues until 10 amounts have been completed successfully. A score is given upon completion based on the student's answers during the game.
All grades. Middle and High School Special Education.
Computer with a modern web browser, such as the latest version of Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. May also be run on Apple Ipad, tablets, phones, etc.
In addition to the above, after the correct amount has been moved into the box, the student will be presented with change. They must then decide if the change is correct by pressing the appropriate buttons. If the wrong button is pressed, the button will disappear, and the student will then need to press the correct button to continue.
See our rounding money one dollar more lesson for more information regarding this method.
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