Teaching with Cuisenaire Rods: Counting and Arithmetic by La Salle Education

Teaching with Cuisenaire Rods: Counting and Arithmetic


This Cuisenaire course takes us on a journey from early number sense and counting through to the fundamentals of basic arithmetic.

Cuisenaire rods are used throughout to model and explain each of the key concepts and ideas when working with the four operations.

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Contents

An introduction to Cuisenaire Rods
An introduction to Cuisenaire Rods
1 min
Play!
Learning through play
3 mins
Counting
Numberness
2 mins
Counting in base 10
2 mins
Counting in base 5
2 mins
Counting in other Bases Worksheet
67.2 KB
Arithmetic
Making Trains
4 mins
Commutativity of Addition
4 mins
The largest that can't be made Worksheet
110 KB
The largest that can't be made
5 mins
Number Bonds
6 mins
Number Bonds Worksheet
120 KB
The Comparison, or Difference Model
3 mins
What can you make worksheet
104 KB
What can you make?
4 mins
Multiplication 1 × 1 digit and commutativity
3 mins
Multiplication 1 × 2 digits
2 mins
Multiplication 1 × 2 digits (larger numbers)
2 mins
Multiplication 2 × 2 digits
4 mins
Multiplication Worksheet
276 KB
Division (Tables Facts)
2 mins
Long division 1
4 mins
Long division 2
4 mins
Division Worksheet
278 KB
Concreteness Fading
Scaled Multiplication Tables
2 mins
Multiplication - A Journey
3 mins
The Aim of Manipulatives
2 mins
Summary
Summary of the Course
1 min