These videos feature real classrooms with teachers helping students think and learn about math. Included on each DVD is a guide with instructions for the facilitator and handouts for teachers. They are an ideal companion to support Kathy Richardson's Developing Number Concepts curriculum resources.
Included in the set are:
The Learning Environment for K-2 Mathematics:
Learn how to set-up and manage an ideal learning environment for math, including math stations, where children are engaged and actively learning. 30 minutes.
Thinking with Numbers: Number Talks:
Learn how to develop and implement successful number talks in your classroom. Features students developing strategies for mental math, and specific suggestions for teachers. 60 minutes.
Making Math Time Work in the Classroom:
A comprehensive look at the learning environment with clear examples of the math time routine including mini-lessons and, independent and small group experiences. Examples of the teacher's role are shown throughout. 60 minutes.
A Look at Children's Thinking:
Examine the development level of children's thinking while providing a model for assessment techniques. Help teacher's focus on how children think and what they understand so they can provide meaningful experiences to makes sense of number concepts. 50 minutes.