Math

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Deepening Conceptual Understanding

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Steve Hinds demonstrates an approach to graphing function solutions that is based on the underlying meaning of the points, and not on mechanically following a procedure. (Click here for the background essay.)

Scaffolding Adult Numeracy Lessons

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Steve Hinds demonstrates and discusses how teachers can successfully and gradually move from informal to more formal representations of functions. (Click here for the background essay.)

Communicating in Math Classrooms

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Steve Hinds demonstrates how a teacher can circulate and question students to assess their understanding, get them to explain and evaluate each other’s thinking, and guide them in productive directions without telling them what to do. (Click here for the background essay.)

3M's: Mean, Median, and Mode | Mr. C: Math and Science

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Learn about Mean, Median and Mode with this fun and upbeat song that will get you singing and dancing about data!

PEMDAS: Order of Operations | Mr. C: Math and Science

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The "order of operations" is a key strategy to help students understand which operation should be tackled first. Mister C’s song will not only get kids dancing, it will help them remember these critical steps when solving equations.

Muffin a Disparu | Découverte

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This French animation takes children on a hunt through the backyard to find Muffin, a missing cat. Students will need to use their knowledge about counting by ones and twos, sorting by color, and patterns to reunite Muffin with her owner in time for dinner.

Wallpaper Tessellations | Cybechase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, Harry decides to wallpaper his living room walls. He takes some measurements and then goes to a store to buy wallpaper, but he finds out the cost is much too high. Since he still wants to cover his walls, he realizes he can use some leftover scraps of wallpaper he finds in the trash to create a tessellation on his wall.

Measuring Length Precisely | Cyberchase

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must remove a voice box from a giant statue of Hacker. The CyberSquad prepares to lower Digit down on a rope that will reach the voice box, but they need an exact measurement of the distance to the voice box so that Digit won’t touch the laser alarms which protect it. They try to figure out how long the rope must be by using what they know about other measurements and the relationships among them.

Resisting the Temptation to Be Too Helpful

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Steve Hinds demonstrates and discusses how teacher efforts to be helpful can sometimes backfire and limit opportunities for student learning. (Click here for the background essay.)

Episode 210 - Blossom and Snappy Go to the Zoo, Part II | Count On It!

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Blossom and Snappy help Robbie prepare for her math class by drawing pictures of animals that her students will be able to sort. But in order to find out what certain animals look like, Blossom and Snappy visit the zoo again.

Blossom and Snappy Build Scale Models | Count On It!

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Blossom and Snappy learn about scale models and how they are used in the design and construction of buildings. They visit an architectural firm, a construction site, Clark Atlanta University Art Gallery, and Clark Atlanta University Science Center. They learn how to build their own scale model of a house.

Music Video: Gonna Add One | The Odd Squad

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Learn about addition in this fun clip from the Odd Squad. Agent Otto joins Soundcheck for their new hit song, "Gonna Add One".

Soundcheck | The Odd Squad

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Learn about addition and subtraction in this fun clip from the Odd Squad. Otto's favorite band has a new song, "Take Away Four."

Dance Like Nobody's Watching | The Odd Squad

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Learn about identifying patterns with the Odd Squad. When Otto identifies a pattern in one of Oscar's traps, he busts a move to get past it.

Blossom and Snappy GO GO GO | Count On It!

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Robbie's car needs to go to the auto mechanic, so Blossom and Snappy think of other ways she can get to work. They learn how the Atlanta transit system works, they visit the airport, and they even explore the possibilities of Robbie renting a car, riding a skateboard, a wagon, going horseback, roller-skating, or climbing a tree.

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