I got wind of the following site from PBS today, and I wanted to share it. The site is aimed at parents, pre-school educators and early primary (grades 1 and 2) teachers. It outlines milestones with respect to mathematical thinking (number, geometry, etc) from ages 2 up, and presents some interesting games and – for the older children – on-line activities for developing these areas. Check it out!
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Multiplicative Thinking: From Skip Counting to Algebra – Grades 3-8
Remarkable Cuisenaire Rods: Mathematical Tasks for Primary Classrooms
Cuisenaire Rods Rock! Multiplication and Proportionality in Grades 4-7
Teaching Addition & Subtraction in Grades 2 and 3 Click to order!
Teaching Addition & Subtraction in Grades 1 and 2 Click to order!
Teaching Division in Grades 4-7 Click to order!
Mastering Subtraction Facts Click to order!
Number Sense – K and K/1. Click to order!
Mastering the Addition Facts. Click to order!
Mastering Multiplication Facts Click to order!
The BIG Math Ideas
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