Digital Resources to support the Math Teaching Toolkit
The math department is producing videos to help you implement the SFUSD Core Curriculum and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
To watch a video fullscreen, use the "Pop-out" button on the upper right corner of the video.
We currently have three types of videos and are migrating these to separate pages.
Multiplication of Decimals
This 6 minute video shows how to use Base 10 Blocks to model multiplication of decimals.
Division of Fractions
This 8 minute video discusses how to think conceptually about division of fractions.
Here are more resources for this topic:
A nifty video about partitive and quotitive division from PBS Learning.
This succinct paper from Donna Curry (TERC) explains many of the ideas in this video.
A video from Graham Fletcher that traces the progression of division from Grade 3 to Grade 5.
Composition and Decomposition of Numbers
This 3 minute video discusses composition and decomposition of number from Kindergarten through 3rd grade and beyond. It also explains subitizing and how it supports decomposition of number.