1. Counting On with Cuisenaire Rods - Math Video

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    This video shows me introducing my 4 yo to the concept of counting on. Having a visual with the Cuisenaire Rods helps make it more concrete. We also count to 50 and talk a little bit about teen numbers.…

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    • Introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem - Part 2 - Math Video

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      Here's part two of our intro to the Pythagorean Theorem where we move on to introducing the actual formula of a2 + b2 = c2 to find the sides of a right triangle. The fact that they proved it for themselves…

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      • Introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem - Part 1 - Math Video

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        In this video we talked about right triangles and I tried to lead my girls to discover the Pythagorean theorem on their own. They played with squares and it took quite a while but they eventually…

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        • Squares from 10 to 20 - Math Video

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          This video shows my 6 and 8 year old daughters figuring out the squares of numbers 10 through 20. We use a variety of strategies. This activity is helpful in building thinking skills and further developing…

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          • Number Line Fractions and Decimals Using Cuisenaire Rods - Math Video

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            After being introduced to decimals and decimal notation, my 6 year old was ready to try using Cuisenaire Rods to make a number line that included fractions in decimal form. It is important that children…

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            • Multiplying a Whole Number by a Fraction - Math Video

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              This is an activity that should be done after a child has a lot of practice using Cuisenaire rods to represent fractions. Start out with the easier problems. Don't move to the harder problems too…

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              • Least Common Multiple Using Cuisenaire Rods - Math Video

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                This video shows how to teach LCM using Cuisenaire Rods. This is helpful for everyone, but especially for those with visual or kinesthetic learning styles. The concept is easy to understand…

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                • Introducing Subtraction - Math Video

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                  This video shows me introducing my 4yo (and "Wormie the Snake") to subtraction using Cuisenaire Rods. Just see what piece is missing! Cuisenaire Rods make it all so easy! Find more videos at www.educationunboxed.com!

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                  • Comparing Fractions - Math Video

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                    Using Cuisenaire Rods to compare fractions provides children with a tactile as well as visual experience, which enables greater understanding and retention of math concepts. For more videos, visit…

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                    • Multiplying a Fraction By a Whole Number - Math Video

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                      This concept can be introduced in 1st and 2nd grade with small numbers, then increased to larger numbers as the child becomes more comfortable with multiplication of whole numbers. It's easy when…

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