Dot worksheets are a great way to teach kids numbers; make dots on a sheet and have the child point and count the dots, and write down the appropriate number, get more numbering tips in this kindergarten education video which is presented by an exper...ience kindergarten teacher. (01:12)[more]

Begin examining rational numbers. Explore a model for computations with fractions. Analyze proportional reasoning and the difference between absolute and relative thinking. Explore ways to represent proportional relationships and the resulting operat...ions with ratios. Examine how ratios can represent either part-part or part-whole comparisons, depending on how you define the unit, and explore how this affects their behavior in computations.[more]

Teach kids numbers and number identification by making charts with numbers so kids arent just memorizing number sequences, theyll recognize a number standing alone; get more with tips on teaching kids numbers, in this education video that is presente...d by an experienced kinder teacher.[more]

Examine visual methods for finding least common multiples and greatest common factors, including Venn diagram models and area models. Explore prime numbers. Learn to locate prime numbers on a number grid and to determine whether very large numbers ar...e prime.[more]

Kindergarteners team up in buddy pairs to explore addition combinations using a "dinosaur math" mat. They work with basic addition facts and use a part-whole concept to perform the addition. NCTM standards: whole number computation, number sense and ...numeration, communication.[more]

Understand the nature of the real number system, the elements and
operations that make up the system, and some of the rules that govern the operations. Examine a finite number system that follows some (but not all) of the same rules, and then compar...e this system to the real number system. Use a number line to classify the numbers we use, and examine how the numbers and operations relate to one another.[more]

Continue examining the number line and the relationships among sets of numbers that make up the real number system. Explore which operations and properties hold true for each of the sets. Consider the magnitude of these infinite sets and discover tha...t infinity comes in more than one size. Examine place value and the significance of zero in a place value system.[more]

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.

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 c...lassrooms[more]

The instructor recommends using tokens of different colors to teach students about place value. The instructor then changes from using tokens to using a whiteboard for further clarification. (02:45)

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