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Hands On Math

My students need hands on math manipulatives, like unifix cubes, 2 place-value kits and double-sided counters, in order to learn cognitively guided instruction (CGI), and to help them integrate the new common core standards.

My Students

Counting on your fingers will only get you so far. My students need hands on math manipulatives in order to learn problem solving and cooperative learning skills.

My class consists of 27 first grade students of diverse backgrounds.

Our school does not receive a lot of government/state funding, so I have to be creative to find ways to get the necessary tools for our students to be successful. I know that all students learn in different ways, but by having "hands-on" manipulatives, my students will be closer to achieving the new common core standards.

My Project

After my CGI (cognitively guided instruction) training, I know the importance of my students having "hands-on" tools to help them critically solve math problems in class. This will especially be beneficial to the students while solving addition and subtraction word problems. These tools will help them be successful in reaching the new common core standards that are approaching next year.

I want to ensure that the needs of all my students are being met in regards to our math standards, especially with the change to common core standards next year.

I envision my students being able to solve problems independently and creatively using these manipulatives.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA522 - Double-Sided Counters • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
JJ165 - Classic Birch 8-Cubby Storage Unit • Lakeshore Learning $179.00 1 $179.00
LC91 - Lakeshore Clear-View Storage Box • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 8 $55.60
GG902 - Place Value Hands-On Teaching Kit • Lakeshore Learning $79.95 2 $159.90
TY4225 - Unifix® Cubes - 100 Cubes • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 2 $25.90

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