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Author:Kimberly Moore
Description: Arithmetic Village introduces number placement, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division through storybook characters Polly Plus, Linus Minus, Tina Times, and King David Divide. arithmeticvillage.com, which accompanies the author's rhyming picture book illustrated by Narae Kang, offers activities, play sheets for practice, and videos of children going on Arithmetic Village adventures and of presentations by the author. Moore's blog chronicles her delivering Arithmetic Village workshops to primary classrooms, dating back to July, 2009. Describing herself as someone who "never really loved math," Moore drew insight and inspiration from the math gnome of Steiner-Waldorf, particularly around the concept of borrowing in base ten subtraction.

Levels: Early Elem. (PreK-2)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Video, Lesson Plans and Activities, Web-Based Discussions, Books
Math Topics: Basic Operations

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