In this professionally-produced video the viewer get tips on why algebra should be introduced into our children's education much earlier, and on how parents need to help their kids with the "I can't do" attitude. (01:29)

From YouTube, produced by Jimmy Chang, Christopher Rokosz

Multiplication of signed numbers in mathematics is taught by explaining that a positive number multiplied by itself equals a positive number. Learn ways to explain how to multiply a negative number and a positive number with help from a math teacher ...in this video on mathematics.
Expert: Jimmy Chang
Bio: Jimmy Chang has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for nearly a decade. He has a master's degree in math, and his specialties include calculus, algebra, liberal arts, math and trigonometry.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz[more]

This video provides tips to encourage active thinking in algebra instruction and for connecting math to real-life situations. The segment contains video clips from New York's School of the Future along with commentary from one of the school's algebr...a teachers.
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From teachingchannel.org, produced by The Teaching Channel

Lesson Objective: Student groups rotate among tasks to make sense of expressions. Questions to Consider: How could you use this easy and effective activity with another math concept?How does the rotation with Mr. Walker efficiently allow for identify...ing and addressing learning gaps?How and what can students learn from each other as they work through each rotation?Common Core StandardsMath.A.SSE.1
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• Description of "Algebra Wall" -- a challenge for many students under previous standards • Ramp building from kindergarten to Algebra in all domains
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Some easy ways to help students learn math include making math lessons fun and exciting by relating math to current events, pop culture and other everyday issues. The video has captions. (1:46)

In this video early elementary students in a classroom demonstrate how to solve equations like 5 + X = 12 and 14 = 8 + Y on a math
balance. The teacher reads a book called 12 ways to get 11 to the students and asks students to find different ways t...o make 20 and records answers on chalkboard. Go to moveitmaththesource.com for lessons using a math balance to introduce algebra to young children.[more]

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