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This information has been updated for version 2.1.2, released June 2016.
Features of the Tool
Represent various money amounts using these realistic images of Canadian coins and bills.
Use this tool to:
estimate and count a collection of money
skip count using the value of one of the coins or bills
represent relationships between coins and bills (E.g., There are 8 quarters in a toonie.)
add and subtract money amounts by making simulated purchases and providing change
explore place value and unit conversions
The cash drawer multiplier and multi-select copy features support students in
demonstrating multiplicative thinking and using anchor values of 2,5, and 10.
Royal Canadian Mint
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Bank notes images
used with the permission of the
Bank of Canada
of your work to share with your teacher or add to a portfolio.
French option as of version 2.1.0
Image import as of version 2.1.0
Features of the Tool
Show or hide the labels indicating the value of each currency.
Set the units of these labels to indicate dollars or cents.
Determine which currencies to place in the cash drawer.
Switch between English and French text and currency formatting (as of version 2.1.0)
Resize images for easier manipulation.
On mobile devices, pinch to zoom is also available.
On some desktop browsers, the mouse wheel can be used to change the currency size.
It is helpful to begin by setting the desired size of currency.
Make notes or highlight various features of your representation.
Insert Image Button
You can insert images into the tool (as of version 2.1.0).
Step backward or forward through your actions with the tool.
This feature is not only useful for backtracking when a misstep is made, it enables a student to demonstrate their work from the start to the finish. They press Undo until they are at the start of their solution and then press Redo repeatedly, explaining each step.
Delete all your work and return the tool to its starting state.
Access a link to this wiki, a feedback form as well as copyright details and version number.
Adjust labels, units, size and choice of currency. (an alternative method)
Adjust the background colour or restore the tool to its default settings.
Check to see how many of each type of currency are in the work space.
Number of Copies to Drag
Set the number of copies to drag from the cash drawer.
Click to remove selected items from the work space;
click again to clear the entire work space.
Alternatively, drag items to the recycle bin to remove them.
Available when currency is selected.
Draw a marquee around currency to select it.
Click a coin or bill to add to or remove from selection.
Selected currency can be moved, copied,
or recycled as a group.
On the desktop version of this tool, all of the standard
have been implemented.
increases the currency size
decreases the currency size
How - To Videos
Videos are provided in two formats to allow for use on a greater variety of browsers and devices.
Exploring the Basic Functionality
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This video was recorded using version 1.0.0.
The above "How to" video does not include information about how to use the cash drawer multiplier, undo/redo, currency count, copy buttons, multiple select, image import and language features.
The overlap setting has been removed. Currencies no longer mysteriously bounce back to the cash drawer.
You may place coins and bills anywhere you like in the work space, even directly on top of each other.
Increase / Decrease currency size buttons have been changed from left / right arrows to standard up / down buttons.
The annotation video referred to in the above "How to" video is currently in development.
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