Printed Deci-Rods (set of 80)

Printed Deci-Rods (set of 80)

# 075349

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Item #: 075349
Grades: PK-3

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Publisher Description:

These Deci-Rods are clearly marked to show the value of the rods. One side has numerals and another side has dots. Excellent for early introduction to representing numbers 1 to 10 in an abstract way. A single unit is based on 1cm. Set of 80. Grades PreK+

Category Description for Cuisenaire Rods & Activity Books:

Before a child can grasp the abstract ideas needed for computational skills, the concrete foundation must be laid. These colorful rods, based on a 1 cm. unit, accurately portray the volume of a number. They encourage tactile manipulation of numbers and model-building, patterning and spatial discovery. Rods are flexible - they can be used to model almost any mathematical concept and develop a wide variety of skills.

Cuisenaire Rods sparked our childrens interest in arithmetic through lively investigation and visual and tangible confirmation of math concepts. I first read about the rods in the 1980s. I liked them so much that I used them with all three of my children when they were young and in their early elementary years. They all started out by learning the Cuisenaire poem by heart to identify the numerical value of each rod. The rods were very handy to teach concepts and beginning operations of mathematics. I found them particularly helpful with multiplication and fractions. Oh, we did our share of making sets with dried beans, forks, sea shells, and buttons, but it has been the use of the colorful Cuisenaire Rods that has come to my rescue most conveniently and logically to demonstrate what is on paper in black and white!


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Primary Subject
Mathematics
Grade Start
PK
Grade End
3
EAN
678131137355
Format
Other
Brand Name
SI Manufacturing
Weight
0.5 (lbs.)
Dimensions
7.0" x 4.5" x 1.5"
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