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Teaching Measurement

There are 10 videos in this category and 9 videos in 3 subcategories.

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Best Practices for Teaching Measurement Concepts
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In this Best Practices Weekly video, this teacher reviews an article from Teaching Children Mathematics on teaching measurement. Three strategies are reviewed: The Button Task, The Foot Task and the 1 inch Squares Task. This is a great resource to he... [more]
February 19, 2012 at 05:01 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Indirect Measurement and Trigonometry
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Learn how to use the concept of similarity to measure distance indirectly, using methods involving similar triangles, shadows, and transits. Apply basic right-angle trigonometry to learn about the relationships among steepness, angle of elevation,... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 01:22 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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The Metric System
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Learn about the relationships between units in the metric system and how to represent quantities using different units. Estimate and measure quantities of length, mass, and capacity, and solve measurement problems.
March 8, 2010 at 01:18 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Measurement Fundamentals
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Investigate the difference between a count and a measure, and examine essential ideas such as unit iteration, partitioning, and the compensatory principle. Learn about the many uses of ratio in measurement and how scale models help us understand r... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 01:16 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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What Does It Mean to Measure?
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Explore what can be measured and what it means to measure. Identify measurable properties such as weight, surface area, and volume, and discuss which metric units are more appropriate for measuring these properties. Refine your use of precision in... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 01:13 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Classroom Case Studies, 3–5
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Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 3–5 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 3–5 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their class... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 01:30 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Classroom Case Studies, K–2
From learner.org, produced by learner.org
Watch this program in the 10th session for K–2 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of K–2 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms), a... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 01:28 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Classroom Case Studies, 6–8
From learner.org, produced by learner.org
Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 6–8 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 6–8 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their class... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 01:32 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Measurement: Accuracy with Non-Standard Units
From teachingchannel.org, produced by The Teaching Channel
Lesson Objective:Students measure length and width using pencil cases, shoes, and more. Questions to Consider:How does use of non-standard units engage students in the importance of accuracy and precision?Notice how Mr. Dawes concludes group work wit... [more]
January 28, 2012 at 12:36 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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How to Teach Ratio in Mathematics
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This clip gives good tips to introducing ratios to students.  (01:43)
October 29, 2012 at 04:36 PM
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