Progression Videos: How they’re made

I received quite a few emails asking how I create my progression videos, so I figured I share the process. I wish it was as hard as it appears but it’s really not. But like everything else in education it front-end loaded. Starts with the plan…. I use a...

Subitizing to Foster Multiplicative Thinking

Learning basic facts through tricks or a mnemonic song leads students down a path of memorization, not understanding.  I previously discussed the idea of conceptual development here.  When students practice their multiplication facts, they’re expected to move from...
Demystifying The Fraction Rules We Teach

Demystifying The Fraction Rules We Teach

I’ve recently been working on two new progression videos that will focus on the operations of fractions. Here are some sketches from the addition and multiplication progression… In planning and researching the flow of each progression, I encountered lots...