Teaching with Dienes Blocks by La Salle Education

Teaching with Dienes Blocks


Dienes block are an incredibly powerful manipulative. This course shows how they can be used to enhance the understanding of fundamental maths topics such as place value and the four operations.

What's included?

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Contents

What are Dienes blocks?
Introduction to the course
2 mins
What are Dienes blocks?
3 mins
Counting and place value
Numbers, Numerals and Digits
4 mins
Exchanging
2 mins
Addition
Addition (57+45)
4 mins
Addition (166 + 157)
4 mins
Addition - Worksheet
119 KB
Subtraction
Subtraction 63 – 27 (right to left)
3 mins
Subtraction 63 – 27 (left to right)
2 mins
Subtraction 142 – 58
3 mins
Subtraction - Worksheet
119 KB
Multiplication
Multiplication 14 × 3
2 mins
Multiplication 12 × 13 (link to grid method)
4 mins
Multiplication - Worksheet
292 KB
Division
Division 65 ÷ 5
3 mins
Division 182 ÷ 14
4 mins
Division - Worksheet
123 KB
Length, Area and Volume
Surface area of Dienes blocks
3 mins
Surface Area - Worksheet
126 KB
Behaving Mathematically
Choose 3 from 9 (Intro)
1 min
Choose 3 from 9 (Base 10)
4 mins
Choose 3 from 9 (Algebra tiles intro)
2 mins
Choose 3 from 9 (Base x)
6 mins
Course summary
1 min

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