Ch 17: Teaching Counting, Cardinality, Numbers & Operations

About This Chapter

Review the processes used for teaching operations, counting, cardinality and numbers in this informative and user-friendly chapter. These lessons and quizzes are accessible 24 hours a day as you prepare for an upcoming exam.

Teaching Counting, Cardinality, Numbers & Operations - Chapter Summary

Our instructors present topics related to teaching cardinality, numbers, counting and operations in this easy-to-understand chapter. The lessons cover counting, place value charts and methods to teach these topics effectively. You should be able to do the following after finishing this chapter:

  • Teach young students how to count
  • Utilize a place value chart in the classroom
  • Follow teaching strategies to compare and order numbers
  • Use proven methods to teach math operations
  • Teach elementary-level mathematical algorithms

Work at your own pace as you complete this chapter, and feel free to visit the chapter resources as many times as you need. To ensure you are ready for an exam, we've included self-assessment quizzes with each lesson and a test at the end of the chapter. Feel free to access these resources on any computer or mobile device 24 hours a day.

5 Lessons in Chapter 17: Teaching Counting, Cardinality, Numbers & Operations
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Teaching Kids How to Count

1. Teaching Kids How to Count

In this lesson, discover how children learn to count. The stages of stable order, one-to-one correspondence, cardinality, and order irrelevance will be discussed, and instructional strategies for how to teach each will also be covered.

Using a Place Value Chart in the Classroom

2. Using a Place Value Chart in the Classroom

Learning how our decimal number system works is the beginning of building a solid mathematical base of knowledge, and the place value chart is a powerful tool for teaching students about our number system. In this lesson, we will discuss how to use the place value chart for a variety of activities.

Teaching Strategies for Comparing & Ordering Numbers

3. Teaching Strategies for Comparing & Ordering Numbers

Learning about ordering and comparing numbers is a basis for understanding all other mathematics. In this lesson, we will explore memory devices and other strategies to teach students about the relationships between values.

Methods for Teaching Math Operations

4. Methods for Teaching Math Operations

Learning how to do the four basic operations is a big part of elementary math education. This lesson gives you a few methods for teaching the operations to your students.

Teaching Mathematical Algorithms to Elementary Students

5. Teaching Mathematical Algorithms to Elementary Students

As an elementary school math teacher, it is simultaneously important for you to teach your students big mathematical concepts and solid procedural techniques. This lesson discusses the importance of teaching algorithms in elementary school.

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