Teaching and Learning about Whole Numbers


  • Aug 14 2010 1:11 PM

    Robert Preston

    This resource has been matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise standards matching team. This site explores what we consider non-standard algorithms and should be a site visited by all elementary math educators.

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This resource, from the University of Melbourne, is a compilation of links that describes various teaching strategies and student errors encountered when introducing various whole number operations. Topics include addition, subtraction, multiplication, spreadsheet, and assessment of early number/arithmetic learning. Each topic illustrates the strategies commonly used to teach each process, provides examples of systematic student errors, and offers references or additional resources. The examples used are sometimes presented in multimedia formats that require software such as QuickTime. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 2

    Topics: Number Sense, Mathematics

    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Reference Materials
    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Parents, Teachers, Administrators


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction