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Elementary Mathematics

Understanding Math Instruction

About the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and The Hunt Institute have produced a series of videos to enhance understanding of the mathematics that students need to succeed in college, life, and careers. Beginning in the primary grades, the videos address the importance of developing a solid foundation for algebra, as well as laying the groundwork for calculus and other postsecondary mathematics coursework.

The series also covers the Standards for Mathematical Practice elaborated in the  Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and examines why developing conceptual understanding requires a different approach to teaching and learning.

Building Conceptual Understanding for Mathematics

Parents Supporting Mathematics Learning

Mathematics in the Early Grades

Developing Mathematical Skills in Upper Elementary Grades

Mathematical Foundations for Success in Algebra

Standards for Mathematical Practice