Out of This World
In this giving change instructional activity, 3rd graders figure out the translation of Bruke money to American money. Students answer 3 word problems related to Bruke money.
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World Cup Introductory Activities
Here are a few nice introductory activities that will provide your learners with background information on the popularity and prevalence of futbol in Brazil, as well as the type of climate that players will have to face in the 2014 World...
3rd - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Subtracting Mixed Numbers (Unlike Denominators)
Young mathematicians demonstrate their ability to subtract mixed numbers by completing this collection of fraction word problems. From figuring out the weight of objects in a package, to finding the difference in height between two...
3rd - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solve Real World Problems by Finding the Area of a Rectangle
Young mathematicians learn to apply their understanding of area in real-world contexts with the final video of this series. Multiple examples are presented that demonstrate different situations that involve calculating the area of a...
8 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Find Area Using Multiplication in Real World Problems
Learning math provides people with the tools to solve life's everyday problems. Show young learners how to apply their understanding of area in real-world contexts with the second video in this series. Multiple story problems are...
3 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Understand Why the Larger the Denominator, the Smaller the Fractional Parts Using Models and Real World Examples
If you have ever taught third grade, you know one of the toughest concepts to teach is how a large denominator means smaller fractional parts. Real-world examples and models are used to show youngsters what the denominator of a fraction...
3 mins 3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Round to the Nearest Ten or Hundred in Real World Situations
Want a way to make rounding meaningful? Apply it to the real world! Over the course of several examples, learn key words that indicate rounding is necessary, and then use a number line to solve the problem. This is the last of an...
6 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Recognize Fractions: Breaking Shapes into Equal Parts
Introduce young mathematicians to the concept of fractions by cutting shapes into pieces. The first video in this eight-part series starts by making a clear distinction between whole numbers and fractions. A circle is then used to...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers: Using Models
Visual models are invaluable tools when teaching about fractions. Follow along as the instructor works through two examples, providing clear verbal and visual explanations of the steps for multiplying fractions by whole numbers. Young...
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed