## Growing images 1 – 10

## Big ideas:

- Thinking in groups,
- knowing one more/one less, and
- working with smaller numbers in different ways.

Month: February 2017

- Thinking in groups,
- knowing one more/one less, and
- working with smaller numbers in different ways.

In kindergarten, when students are shown 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and THEN the crowd of students should all looked shocked and say things like “WHOA, what just happened there!!!!” BUT instead this HUGE mathematical idea goes unnoticed. So, this activity will make students ooh and ahhh as they should, as well as deepen their understanding of our base 10 system which is foundational to understanding our number code, addition, subtraction, decimals and more.

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A drawing/imaged based activity, using cognitive research based ideas, to help students understand the relationship between number multiples, prime numbers, prime factors, and division. The image based puzzles help students memorize their times tables in a non stressful way. …

Check out the introduction to the Mathematical Fusion Machine first! The activities within this presentation are meant to help students explore different properties of decimals, the students are to spend time building and experiencing each activity. …