LESSONS DESIGNED BY OUR TEACHERS
“Tsi mahnu uterna ot twan ot geifur hingts uto.”
Teaching without Telling—Getting the Kids to Figure It Out
Lessons designed and tested by teachers who have participated in our intensive programs for multiple years. The lessons identify questions and prompt the development of conceptual understanding which is the basis upon which to build the procedure or mathematical idea being taught.
K-1st Grade (or students who need extra support)
Using Toys to Build the Number Line:
Educreations Link showing how to move students from counting concrete objects like toys to how to model that on the number line:
Using Toys to Build the Number Line
Take Five for the Movies:
3 Lessons for Conceptualizing 'Addends' and 'Total'
Kindergarten Lesson - Take Five
5 lessons: Fraction Families, Equivalent Fraction Segments, Benchmark Fractions (1/2 and 1), Equivalent Fractions on the Number Line (whole numbers and fractional equivalents), Comparing and Ordering
Educreations Link for part of the Equivalent Fraction lesson
Direct Variation and Proportionality:
This lesson is aimed at Grade 8 students moving from proportional thinking into what graphs of proportions look like. The lesson uses the context of mixing juices to tap into students' previous expreriences so they can make sense of the graphs and the proportional relationships.