Mesa Unified School District's video math lessons, "What's the Big Idea?" was honored recently with two Bronze Telly Awards in the children's audience and education category.
The national Telly competition honors local, regional and cable TV programs and commercials, as well as Internet productions.
"What's the Big Idea?" presents one fifth-grade math concept per show. The 11 lessons focus on triangles, two-step equations, benchmark fractions, graphs, order of operations, prime and composite numbers, systematic listing and counting, patterns with fractions and decimals, probability, data analysis and estimation.
The district's Educational Television Department is directed by David Luna. Programs can be seen on Cox Cable channel 99 in Mesa; view live and on-demand content through a computer or mobile device.