ERIC Number: ED306123
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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Hands On Math Using Colored Rods.
Barry, Dana Malloy
Students enjoy learning by doing and by manipulating objects. This paper describes classroom activities using rods with various lengths and different colors. The activities included are: (1) preparation of rods; (2) elementary addition and subtraction; (3) fractions; (4) concept of greater than, less than, and equals; (5) simple division and multiplication; (6) lesson on Roman Numerals; (7) making a bar graph; (8) pattern recognition; and (9) pattern of factorials. In each activity, the teaching method is discussed briefly. (YP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Note: Paper presented at a meeting of pre-service elementary math teachers, State University of New York, Potsdam, March 1989.