TeacherVision - Lesson Plans, Printables and more Free Trial  Member Benefits  Sign In    
Click Here
Mar 1, 2015
Search:   
We have merged TeacherVision's international content onto one website. Educators around the world can use TeacherVision.com to browse an extensive library of teaching materials. You can still find relevant content for Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States in our Educators' Calendars.  [x] CLOSE
Mathematics > Measurement (728 resources)
|
 

Measurement Videos

Our professional development videos will help you learn and implement successful teaching strategies for elementary mathematics. These videos include workshops, activities, and educators' advice about developing measurement concepts in your classroom. There are great tips from John Van de Walle, celebrated math instructor and best-selling textbook author, about teaching children the fundamentals of measurement and how this can change your approach in the classroom.

You can purchase the Van de Walle Professional Mathematics Series, which provides practical guidance along with proven strategies for practicing teachers, directly from the publisher's Website.

Capacity Lineup

Capacity Lineup Video

During this measurement activity, students learn about volume by examining the capacity of several containers.

Download Transcript

Fixed Areas

Fixed Areas Video

Children use 36 tiles to explore fixed areas, in this classroom math activity.

Download Transcript

Measurement vs. Geometry

Measurement Vs. Geometry Video

John Van de Walle makes a distinction between measurement and geometry, in this interview.

Download Transcript

The Meaning of Measurement

Measurement Video

In this interview, John Van de Walle discusses how to teach children what it means to measure.

Download Transcript

Measuring Area

Measuring Area Video

Learn a student-centered approach for teaching children to measure area without a ruler.

Download Transcript

Measuring Angles

Measuring Angles Video

John Van de Walle discusses degrees, wedges, and a student-centered strategy for teaching students about angles and protractors.

Download Transcript

Further enhance your math curriculum with more Professional Development Resources for Teaching Measurement, Grades K-5.

Highlights

Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon
Join the Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon! Read each episode as it's re-released with newly revealed facts, behind-the-scenes illustrations, and the inside scoop. Make it official by pledging on the blog to read each chapter with Cosmoe. Your students will love following the exploits of these space travelers, and you'll love the educational elements that can easily be paired to the stories.

Handwashing Awareness
Kids are especially susceptible to contracting and spreading viruses during the winter months. Prevention starts with proper handwashing. Show students how to keep germs away.

March Calendar of Events
March is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: National School Breakfast Week (3/2-6), World Orphan Week (3/4-11), Boston Massacre (3/5/1770), Daylight Saving Time Begins (3/8), International Women's Day (3/8), Teen Tech Week (3/8-14), Pi Day (3/14), St. Patrick's Day (3/17), Spring Begins (3/20), Make Your Own Holiday Day (3/26), and World Theatre Day (3/27). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), Music In Our Schools Month, Women's History Month, and Youth Art Month!

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

Take Our Survey!
Help us improve TeacherVision by taking our brief survey. Thank you for your input!

Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. Talk to your students about the accomplishments women have made—as well as the adversity they have faced.

Teaching with Comics
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guide to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series, as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stores.


Free 7-Day Trial for TeacherVision®

Sign up for a free trial and get access
to our huge library of teaching materials!
Start Trial