Tag Archives: Learning Mathematics
Learning Division Facts: Numbers that are Products of Two 1-digit Numbers
In this video, 7-year old Autumn and I show an activity that helps students learn the division facts if they already know the multiplication facts. Continue reading
But Honey, You do know the Multiplication Table!
In this video, 7-year-old Autumn proves to herself that she knows the entire multiplication table. Along the way, she summarizes lots of great strategies for learning the facts. Continue reading
Fraction Multiplication via Skip Counting!
In this video, 7-year-old Autumn shows how to use skip counting to do fraction multiplication and division. Watch as she calculates 7 x 2/3 as well as 4 4/5 ÷ 2/5 in her head! Continue reading
Growing up with Eureka Live: Mathematical reasons for introducing a different solution method
In this video, 7 year old Autumn answers math questions in front of a live audience! Watch her win everyone’s heart. Continue reading
Holiday Math Special: In the 12 Days of Christmas song, which of the presents do you get the most?
In this holiday math special video, Autumn asks the question, “In the 12 days of Christmas, which of the presents do you get the most?” Enjoy the singing! Continue reading
Multiplying by 25
In this video, 7-year-old(!) Autumn shows how easy it is to multiply a number by 25. The accompanying article explains why teaching this method is important for preparing children for Algebra. Continue reading
Woman Superhero T-Shirt Challenge
Autumn asked, “Why don’t you wear a girl superhero T-shirt for our videos, dad?” And I said, “Why not? Absolutely!” But we need your help… Continue reading
Variables made easy
In this video, 6-year-old Autumn explains that a variable in an expression can be thought of as a “slot” that a number can be inserted into. Watch her do arithmetic with “slots” (i.e., variables)! Continue reading
Powers of 2
In this video, 6-year-old Autumn explains the meaning of “2 to the power of 4.” Continue reading
Something fun: Have you ever used a ruler to measure a Snafoose?
Have you ever tried to measure a Snafoose while riding a goose? Continue reading
What is the sum 1+2+3+4+…+24+25?
In this video, 6-year-old Autumn shows how she found the sum 1+2+3+4+….+24+25. Continue reading
Skip Counting with Fractions
In this “Growing up with Eureka” video, 6-year-old Autumn shows how to skip count by fractions 1/2, 1/3, and 1/5. Continue reading
Subtraction Problems with Kittens
Watch 6 year-old Autumn use Eureka Math methods to subtract two numbers, including 1017-999 in her head. Continue reading
Can you add as fast as a 6 year-old? See how Autumn uses techniques from Eureka Math to add two numbers, including 999+64. Continue reading
The Mardi Gras Problem
At a recent family-friendly Mardi Gras parade, Autumn and I wondered: How many beads does a float rider need to buy for a Mardi Gras parade? Continue reading