# Math

Math (X) - Middle (X) - High (X) - Professional (X)

## Breakout Edu Kit

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The Breakout EDU kit includes everything you need to play over 350 games created for the classroom environment. The kit includes access to the new BreakoutEdu Platform to be used while using the kit.

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Play Time:
30 min.

## I <3 Math: Integers - How do Positive and Negative Numbers Relate to Sea Level? (Video-Only Clip)

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Providing the opportunity to apply knowledge about positive and negative integers by narrating the clip. Students can describe how integers are represented on a number line as they relate to the dolphin jumping in and out of the water. An I <3 Math clip with no audio.

## MN Original | MacPhail Center for Music

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Watch how MacPhail Center for Music’s partnership with Ascension Catholic School in North Minneapolis brings classical musical education to children who might not otherwise have the opportunity.

This program, which began in 1989, serves as a model for more than 90 other community partnerships that bring musical education to many diverse communities throughout the state.

For more MN Original resources, click here.

## Urban Planner

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A professor and graduate student talk about the use of math and technology in city planning.

## Introduction to Writing Prompts

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Observe a middle school teacher using writing prompts in a mathematics lesson and consider the value of incorporating writing in the mathematics classroom.

## I <3 Math: Integers - How do Positive and Negative Numbers Relate to Temperature? (Video-Only Clip)

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Providing the opportunity to apply knowledge about positive and negative integers by narrating the clip. Students can describe how integers are represented on a number line as they relate to temperature. An I <3 Math clip with no audio.

## Building Deeper Understanding of Decimal Numbers

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Steve Hinds demonstrates how a brief discussion of money and decimals can help students to shed common misconceptions about decimal place value. (Click here for the background essay.)

## Pi Day

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See how much fun the students at Highlands School had with the concept of "pi" on Pi Day.

## 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.)

## 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.)

## ReadyFor Breakout Edu Kit

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The Breakout EDU kit includes everything you need to play over 350 games created for the classroom environment. The kit includes access to the new BreakoutEdu Platform to be used while using the kit.

Primary
Elementary
Middle
High
Professional
Content Area:
ELA
Math
Social Studies
Science
Fine Arts
LOTE
Computer Science
Special Education
Family/Consumer Science