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Hi, my name is Kayla. I am an education
success manager for ST Math. Before I did
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this, though, I taught ST Math to sixth
and seventh graders at a middle school, I
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thought I would share a couple of ways
that I use ST Math in my classroom. One of
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my favorite ways to use ST Math in the
classroom is to align a game up with a
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specific standard and play the game whole
group. I thought the best one to explain
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this on is the distributive property. If
any of you guys are seventh grade teachers
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and teaching that, you know, definitely as
well as I know that that one is such a
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hard one for kids to grasp. Using this
game, in particular is a really great one
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for kids to kind of understand how
grouping happens, how distributing numbers
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outside of parentheses happens, they're
able to really see that we have if you
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look down here at this, this little
graphic, we have two copies of one plus
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four plus five. So they would be able to
understand that we have two copies here.
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And then one plus four plus five. What's
so nice about this is that they also have
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that visual play out. So they're able to
see where that two copies of everything
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goes. And they're able to really grasp
that idea of what is happening there.