Decimals: Let's Get to the Point
In this course, students will learn how to create a models that represent the value of a decimal, connect and compare them to fractions, compare decimals to decimals, add and subtract basic decimals.
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year old learners
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$12 per class
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Over 1 week
55 minutes per class
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Students will be taught: Every lesson will begin with a real-world problem that will help students make sense of what a decimal is and how to represent them accurately. Topics Covered: Day 1 students will develop models to represent decimals. Day 2 Students will solve word problems to create models of decimals and connect them to equations for addition. Day 3 Students will solve word problems to create models of decimals and connect them to equations for addition and subtractions. Day 4...
Students will learn how to create a model of a decimal using ten frames, label their decimal models, create equations that match their models, and connect their models to alternative models i.e. number lines and ratio tables.
I am offering a course on decimals because this is an area where many students, classroom teachers, and parents struggle to understand the concept at a deeper level. In addition, many textbooks and curriculums offer up inaccurate representations of fractions that can limit students' understanding and/or deliver conflicting ideas.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
4 hours 35 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Danielle MooreEducational Consultant - Masters in Education
100 total reviews
52 completed classes
Hi, On the daily basis you can find me in elementary schools working side by side with teachers and students working to support students' understanding of mathematics. It's important that students know why math works the way it works, not just...