## Video: To Solve a Math Problem, Visualize!

One book I highly recommend for anyone who teaches math above the the fourth grade level, all the way up to doctoral students, is Writing to Teach Mathematics and Science. Connolly and Vilardi give a TON of ideas, including drawing out the problem. Most teachers first teach with a fancy tool we like to call visualizing.

## A Baker’s Dozen of Ways to Use 7 Generation Games in Your Classroom

Often, I get asked how our games can be used in schools. Even more often, I have the opportunity to go into schools and see how they are being used, which is fascinating to me: teachers frequently design ways to use them that had not occurred to me when the games were designed.  Listed below

## Problem-solving for 4 Basic Math Operations

You know there are four basic mathematical operations, right? Addition Subtraction Multiplication Division Your children probably know that as well. Do they know the meaning of sum, divisor, quotient, the difference between a product and a dividend? You might be surprised by the answer to that. Many teachers have told us that their students were

## Video: Math Terms

It’s Friday and here’s your educational resource of the week from 7 Generation Games. Sometimes, students just don’t know what you are asking Check out this great video called, “What’s The Word” that teaches addition, subtraction, and multiplication terms. We all know that we’re going to need math in the future, so knowing the right

## Problem Solving: Start at the End

Standards Time 15-20 minutes Lesson We’ve provided this lesson as PowerPoints in English and Spanish below, in both PDF and PPT formats. Video Almost always the actual problem or the question you are being asked to answer in a word problem will come at the very end of the word problem. Game Making Camp Premium

## Video: How to Solve a Problem

How to Solve a Problem: Make it an Easier Problem Using the example of subtraction with three-digit numbers, this video shows how to solve a problem by making it into an easier problem.

## Video: Perimeter of a Polygon

How to Find the Perimeter of a Polygon Learn how to find the perimeter using multiplication and addition and how to identify polygons. Examples including finding the perimeter for a rectangle, triangle, and a square. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FEzTscZZ6s

## Video: Multiply 2 and 3 Digit Numbers

Long Multiplication: Multiply 2 and 3-Digit Numbers This long multiplication video provides step-by-step examples. Students new to long multiplication learn to break down a long multiplication problem into 5 steps to solve it. Afterward, do a math reality check (1:46). https://youtu.be/rKQ-2WMNMnU

## Video: Long Multiplication

Let’s talk about long multiplication starting with multiplying two numbers. Examples are enclosed in the video.

## Video: Answering Questions with Bar Charts

Answering Questions with Bar Charts Dr. Longie uses bar charts to track the buffaloes and keep Mean Mena from getting him fired.