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Videos - Math in Focus


Introduction to “Math and Focus," an an explanation of the program's methodology behind

the program.


Today Show Video
Parents go back to school, learn math, the TODAY Show reports on Singapore math,
a new technique that third-grade students and their parents are learning,
which uses visual models to help solve problems.

Click the following link to watch this video on the Today Show website:

Building Ten Frame Background Knowledge


This video is a great clip to display how “Math in Focus” encourages the concrete,

pictorial, and abstract sequence in learning mathematic concepts.




Bar Modeling 

This video shows an example of bar modeling (a strategy embedded throughout the “Math in Focus” problem solving lessons). 
This clip took place at a Parent University session.