Video: Red River Cart

Red River Cart This movie is in Forgotten Trail and Making Camp. Red river carts were developed used by the Metis and Ojibwe tribes west of the Red River. Many thanks to Dr. Carol Davis and Debbie Gourneau, both of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians (Ojibwe) for the information. Animation and sound done by

Educational Activities You Can Do at Home, Pt. 2

With schools being closed you might have noticed that many companies are offering their products and services for free during this quarantine. So here’s part 2 of a selection of the educational products and activities you can “plug & play” to continue learning from home. If you missed part 1, click here. Code.org: Learn to

Educational Activities at Home

During the last month, many companies have offered free access to their platforms and provided thousands of activities to do while staying home due to COVID-19. While these companies are all doing their best to help, the number of resources and activities listed can be overwhelming or just not a fit for you. Not everyone

Lesson Plans: Multiplying by N

Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.A.1 – Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.A.3– Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.A.4-Determine the unknown whole number in a multiplication or

Learn about how the Ojibwe lived by customizing a wigwam with the points you earned from Making Camp.

What are Fractions?

Standard: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.NF.A.1 Number & Operations – Fractions: Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b. Lesson Time: 50 minutes This 20-minute activity introduces students in Grades 3-5 to fractions

Video: Visualizing the Exact Fish Problem

Standards Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.B.3Interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator (a/b = a ÷ b). Solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.  Visualizing the

Video: Math Terms

Knowing your math terms is important. Students asked to find the quotient may not get the right answer not because of an inability to divide 28 by 4 but rather because they don’t know what the word ‘quotient’ means. This video goes over the terms for addition, subtraction and multiplication. This video is featured in

Build a Model

Standard There’s more than one way to solve a problem, which is why we have a whole series of videos teaching problem-solving. Lesson One problem-solving strategy: build a model A model can be visual, as shown in this video. There’s also nothing wrong with a physical model, say, actually putting a dozen books in a