How to Teach Elementary Math (for Parents) -

How to Teach Elementary Math

Length: Units of varying length
Includes: Video tutorials and worksheets
Age/Grade: Parents and K-5th grade
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How to Use This Course

These videos from Dr. Price help demonstrate to parents various methods and strategies for teaching math to their elementary students. Worksheets for the students are also provided. New videos and worksheets are posted regularly. To identify worksheets by a particular grade level, see “Go to all prior How to Teach Elementary Math lessons” below.

Course Introduction

Math is perhaps the most useful, beautiful, logical of all disciplines, and my vision is to change the experience of millions of children who currently find math boring or frustrating.

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~ Dr. Peter Price, Professor Pete’s Classroom


  • Lesson One: Rainbow Pairs to 10
  • Lesson Two: Numbers 2 Before and After
  • Lesson Three: Rainbow Facts Template
  • Lesson Four: Easy Addition
  • Lesson Five: Easy Subtraction
  • Lesson Six: Addition: Doubles Facts

First Grade

  • Lesson One: Count on 2 within 10 – Overview
  • Lesson Two: Count on 2 within 10 – Lesson 2
  • Lesson Three: Double +1 Addition Facts
  • Lesson Four: Difference of 1, 2, or 3
  • Lesson Five: Count On 1 Addition
  • Lesson Six: Count On 1, Count Back 1
  • Lesson Seven: Ten Frame Introduction
  • Lesson Eight: Near 10; Adding 8
  • Lesson Nine: Count on 2 Addition Facts
  • Lesson Ten: Count On 1, 2, or 3
  • Lesson Eleven: Ten Frame Flash Cards
  • Lesson Twelve: Subtracting 0 and 10
  • Lesson Thirteen: Counting On and Back by 1
  • Lesson Fourteen: Addition Fact Families
  • Lesson Fifteen: Subtract 2-Digit Using Algorithm
  • Lesson Sixteen: Checkup Test: Easy Multiplication
  • Lesson Seventeen: Probability
  • Lesson Eighteen: Easy Multiplication

Second Grade

  • Lesson One: Count Back 3 Subtraction
  • Lesson Two: Multiplying by 10
  • Lesson Three: Addition Number Families
  • Lesson Four: Converting Fractions Easy
  • Lesson Five: Counting Fractions Along a Line
  • Lesson Six: Introducing Fractions
  • Lesson Seven: Fractions: Halves, Fourths, Quarters
  • Lesson Eight: Add & Subtract, Doubling and Halving
  • Lesson Nine: Multiplication and Division Families
  • Lesson Ten: Easy Multiplication and Division
  • Lesson Eleven: Counting Fractions Along a Line
  • Lesson Twelve: Easy Division
  • Lesson Thirteen: Doubles Addition Facts
  • Lesson Fourteen: Subtraction Halving
  • Lesson Fifteen: Adding 9

Third Grade

  • Lesson One: Multiplication Division Facts x 3
  • Lesson Two: Near 10 Facts
  • Lesson Three: Addition and Subtraction
  • Lesson Four: Multiplication and Division
  • Lesson Five: Equivalent Fractions
  • Lesson Six: Addition and Subtraction Rainbow
  • Lesson Seven: Double Strategy: 4x Facts
  • Lesson Eight: Nine Times Tables
  • Lesson Nine: Dividing by 5 and 10
  • Lesson Ten: Dividing by 4
  • Lesson Eleven: Roman Numerals to 399
  • Lesson Twelve: Nine Times Tables and Strategies
  • Lesson Thirteen: Multiplication Strategies
  • Lesson Fourteen: Multiplication Tables
  • Lesson Fifteen: Hundreds, Tens & Ones Place
  • Lesson Sixteen: All Operations: Remaining Facts, 6x

Fourth Grade

  • Lesson One: Division with Remainders
  • Lesson Two: Revision of Multiplication
  • Lesson Three: Divisibility
  • Lesson Four: Extended Multiplication Division
  • Lesson Five: Rainbow Facts
  • Lesson Six: Division by 5 and 10 w/r
  • Lesson Seven: Division with Remainders
  • Lesson Eight: Skip Counting in Hundredths
  • Lesson Nine: Comparing Fractions
  • Lesson Ten: Adding Nice Numbers
  • Lesson Eleven: Factors and Multiples
  • Lesson Twelve: Subtracting 100

Fifth Grade

  • Lesson One: Adding “Nice” Numbers
  • Lesson Two: Dividing by 10, 100, and 1,000
  • Lesson Three: Fractions with Denominators
  • Lesson Four: Fractions with Denominators (Harder)
  • Lesson Five: Simplifying Fractions
  • Lesson Six: Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
  • Lesson Seven: Fractions into Decimals
  • Lesson Eight: Doubling Large Numbers
  • Lesson Nine: Calculating 1%
  • Lesson Ten: Multiplying and Dividing
  • Lesson Eleven: Factors and Multiples
  • Lesson Twelve: Probability with Spinners
  • Lesson Thirteen: Fractions to Decimals

Why Teach Math and Developing Number Fluency

  • Part One: Why Teach Math
  • Part Two: Mental Strategies
  • Part Three: Development of Mental Strategies
  • Part Four: The Dream
  • Part Five: Physical and Visual Models
  • Part Six: Develop Math Thinking
  • Part Seven: Developing Automatic Responses
  • Part Eight: A Four-Phase Model
  • Part Nine: More Ten Frames Examples
  • Part Ten: Multiplication with Arrays
  • Part Eleven: Developing Confidence
  • Part Twelve: A Systematic Approach
  • Part Thirteen: Show ANY Number with a Line
  • Part Fourteen: Math and Old Technology
  • Part Fifteen: Public Spaces to Teach Symmetry
  • Part Sixteen: Multiplication Facts I
  • Part Seventeen: Multiplication Facts II
  • Part Eighteen: Math and Critical Thinking
  • Part Nineteen: What is REALLY Important?
  • Part Twenty: Teaching Slope
  • Part Twenty-One: Five Misconceptions
  • Part Twenty-Two: Memorizing Times Tables
  • Part Twenty-Three: Six Simple, Free Activities
  • Part Twenty-Four: Sundials and Math

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