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1,209 resources with the concept basic operations

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The Road Taken

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Cooperative groups work to determine which of three routes would be the best to take from Snowden River Park and Ride to the M & T Bank Stadium. They use actual Google Maps to find distances and estimated time involved. Then they...
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Study Jams! Determine the Missing Operation in an Equation

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Deepen the number sense of your math class with a short presentation on writing equations. Using the relationship between numbers, young mathematicians learn how to determine the missing operator in an equation. A number of opportunities...
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“I Can” Common Core! 3rd Grade Math

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Help third graders make sense of the Common Core math standards with this simple checklist. By rewording each standard as an I can statement, children are provided with clear goals to focus on as they participate in math lessons.
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For Teachers 2nd - 4th
A cute video on the basics of subtraction await! Efrin explains what subtraction is, what it isn't, and provides several simple examples of how subtraction works. A great video for younger learners just building a mathematical...
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For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A truly adorable video. Matthew, an upper grader, teaches little ones how to multiply. He shows multiplication as repeated addition, and explains what happens when you multiply a number by 1 and by 0. His explanations are clear and his...
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What is Domain?

For Students 8th - 11th
The teacher illustrates several ways to look at what the domain is in a set of numbers. Input, output, table, graphs, and diagrams are a few of the ways in which she illustrates the meaning of domain.
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How Do You Solve an Inequality by Multiplying by a Positive Number?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Instruct your pupils on solving inequalities by multiplying by positive numbers with this video. The video presents how to do just this in step-by-step fashion. A straightforward video, this could be used to supplement your lesson during...
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How Do You Translate Phrases into Numerical Expressions?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Translating verbal phrases into numerical expressions can often be tricky. Your pupils most likely need to practice these. The instructor helps identify key terms by first identifying the operation. Then she looks for the numerical...
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What Are Numerical and Algebraic Expressions?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Numerical expressions contain numbers and mathematical operations. In addition to numerical expressions, algebraic expressions contain not only numbers but also variable(s). Watch this video as the instructor illustrates several examples...
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What is Addition?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Cassandra (a student) does a great job defining the concept of addition. She provides a visually stimulating video, 4 examples of addition, and a full explanation of each example. A cute clip sure to educate and entertain.
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The Equal Sign

For Teachers K - 2nd
Oh that equal sign! Russel kindly explains what an equal sign is and what it means. He provides several examples in this super short yet informative video.
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Adding Decimals (2)

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Adding decimals can be as easy as following the steps. This short presentation shows what to do and what not to do when adding decimal numbers together. Note: There is no audio commentary with this presentation.
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Algebra: Introduction to Algebra

For Teachers 8th - 12th
That old math tutor from is back and he is here to introduce the concept of algebra. This clip is actually quite clear and informative. Variables, constants, and algebra are defined along side solid examples. This clip would be good for...
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Math Video: Division of Numbers

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Using good story-style examples, this video describes and introduces the concept of division very well. The video is a little slow but provides good examples and describes the properties of division, repeated subtraction, and math...
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Primary Maths Addition

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learning new ways to look at basic addition problems can help young mathematicians better grasp place value, expanded form, and carrying. Watch the instructor add two and three-digit numbers together by breaking each number into tens and...
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Long Division of Numbers - Arithmetic Basics

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Watch and learn how to do long division. You'll see and hear the process in an easy to follow step-by-step way. There is no doubt that this is a helpful tutorial great for those in need of a long division refresher. Multiple colors and...
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Singapore Math: Grade 3a, Unit 1 (part 8)

For Students 3rd
Sal provides a series of numbers for viewers to consider. They must attempt to identify the number pattern and predict the next two numbers in the sequence. The video contains various problems involving place value and pattern...
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For Teachers 8th Standards
What is a million between friends? This fast food chain claims to serves a certain percentage of Americans every day. The resource agrees, but depending on how you calculate it, you could be a million off. Let your fast food munchers be...
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Addressing the "I Can't Do Math" Mindset in Your Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Try these tips for helping pupils learn the tools they need to succeed in math.
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6.EE.4 Equivalent Expressions

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Straight to the point, learners are asked to compare a set of five expressions, determine which are equivalent, and then write equivalent equations for those that do not have any. A benefit is that they will review using properties of...
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Movies ~ Oscars 2013

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Using a popular topic, the movies, your class can meet a Common Core criterion. They compare box office movie returns, adjust older movies' incomes for inflation, and in this way use the four operations to solve real-world problems. This...
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Using Positive and Negative Numbers in Context

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Measure the temperature of your math class with a temperature-based lesson on adding and subtracting rational numbers. The thermometer serves as a vertical number line for learners as they work together to solve a temperature change...
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Grade 2: Mathematical Modeling

For Teachers 2nd
The handy teacher notes attached to each slide make this an easy-to-use math resource. Second graders roll a die and practice doubling the numbers. They then discuss the idea of doubles plus one and deconstructing numbers to build solid...
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Get Your Pupils Moving While Learning

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Use these teaching strategies to get the wiggles out and keep the learning in!