This workshop is designed to use place value as a tool to understand the four basic arithmetic operations and the conceptual algebraic thinking that underlies the operations. Using a monetary approach and calling numbers by their correct place value names, the participants will find many creative and humorous ways to teach the basic math concepts. Developmental theory, multiple intelligences and different learning styles will be emphasized which should enable teachers help all students, including those who are dyslexic and math anxious, to understand math concepts from the concrete stages to the abstract. The final outcome of the workshop is to understand that arithmetic is answering the question whereas mathematics is questioning.
Read more about Creative and Humorous Ways to Teach Math Without Worksheets:
- Pigs in the Pen
- Place Value vs. Face Value
- Algebraic Addition!
- Subtraction is Shopping
- Fair Share: A Rational Approach to Division
- Wonderful Word Problems
Are you interested in Creative and Humorous Ways to Teach Math Without Worksheets for your school? Contact Rachel to arrange a workshop!