How to Use an Abacus (SMILE)
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|William Gordon, John Hope Academy|
|A lesson designed to demonstrate the properties and operations of a number system; develop an understanding of the commutative, associative and distributive properties of the mechanics of the abacus; and to help students understand the place value of whole numbers using an abacus. From the Recreational and Creative Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Calculators, Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Basic Operations|
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