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This lesson introduces the beauty of maths and its everyday use. It gives the context for why a student would want to learn the Times Tables and introduces the concept of groups and objects within those groups.
Meet the Cast
The scenes introduces each of the 13 characters and the Times Table they teach. It gives each student a glimpse of their unique personalities and voices. The concept of number sense is informally introduced to the students.
This lesson introduces the concept of Number Families. With the help of a number line the students learn that the if you swap the numbers around you get the same answer and also that division is just the opposite of multiplication.
Numbers as Blocks
This lesson helps the student visualise Times Tables calculation through the use of blocks. It also continues to reinforce the concept of number families and how knowing these relationships can simplify multiplication and division.
This lesson introduces each student to the concept of number sense. Number sense is the learnt skill of taking a harder maths problem and making it an easier one through understanding the relationships between the numbers and using numbers flexibly. It is a skill that can accelerate math competence and at the same time take the stress out of learning the times tables.
This lesson introduces the student to the concept of a growth mindset and also explains how best to navigate through the App to achieve the learning goals. A growth mindset is believing you can develop your abilities through commitment and effort.
0 Times Table
This lesson plan gives students the understanding and ability to solve zero times problems.. It explore the concept of groups and objects within groups under the context of if there a zero of either, the answer will always be zero.