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MathTacular 1, Educational KitMathTacular 1, Educational Kit

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Math has that stigma attached. Boredom. Fear. Worry. Dullness.

MathTacular is a DVD-based adventure that will break through the barriers of math through creative, real-world examples, memorable examples, colorful visual learning, a fun tour guide "Professor Justin," and amusing problems that only math can solve! Show kids the practical value of Unbelievably Understandable Math™, as well as how easy it is to use in everyday situations. Whether you're hunting "bears" with Justin, learning about symmetry, or looking for patterns, MathTacular will help your children think —and smile.

This MathTacular Educational Kit contains the MathTacular 1 DVD, 350+ manipulatives needed to create a hands-on interactive experience, and manipulatives guide. Designed as a supplement to whatever standard math curriculum you're using—whether in a homeschool, public, or private school setting—this kit will help your children in grades K-2 get the most out of math!

This kit covers the concepts of: number recognition, counting, skip-counting, addition, subtraction, comparisons, position, colors, shapes, geometry, patterns, calendar, telling time, fractions, and measurements through nearly 100 real-world scenarios.

Grades Kindergarten-2nd grade.

This Kit Includes:

  • MathTacular 1 Educational Kit DVD, approximately 150 minutes. Please Note: This DVD is NOT the same as the sold-separately MathTacular 1 DVD, and contains only 67 of the 88 activities on the separate DVD. The included activities on this kit DVD focus on the activities to be completed with the included manipulatives.
    • Bear Counters
    • Color Tiles
    • Red & White Counter
    • Mini-Clock
    • Die
    • Base Ten Blocks
    • Pattern Blocks
    • 12" Wooden Ruler
    • Number Flash Cards
    • Number Chart
    • Gram Centimeter Cubes
    • Geobard with Bands
    • Popsicle Sticks & Pinto Beans (for place value practice)
    • Sidewalk Chalk
    • Math Manipulatives Guide

         

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    MathTacular 1, DVDMathTacular 1, DVD

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    MathTacular 1 uses apples to help teach fractions, uses cars as rulers, and features a bear hunter who shares his snacks! Number recognition, counting, sorting, addition, subtraction, place value, money, time, estimation, and geometry are taught through using household items, fun situations, games, and a real-world emphasis that will keep kids engaged, entertained, and learning. This DVD is the first in MathTacular's 4-DVD Series. Carefully sequenced, it is suggested that the DVDs be used in order. Grades K-2. Approximately 4 hours (226 minutes). 88 segments with 17 topics covered.

    Standard math manipulatives (Cuisenaire rods, counting bears, tangram boards, etc.) are used in some examples; a sold-separately Educational Kit with Manipulatives & adapted DVD is available, or parents may use manipulatives they already own.

    MathTacular is a DVD-based adventure that will break through the barriers of math through creative, real-world examples, memorable examples, colorful visual learning, a fun tour guide "Professor Justin," and amusing problems that only math can solve! Show kids the practical value of Unbelievably Understandable Math™, as well as how easy it is to use in everyday situations. Giving children concrete concepts to build upon before using abstract mathematical symbols, MathTacular's hands-on emphasis will help children use and recall strategies learned from the videos. Designed as a supplement to whatever standard math curriculum you're using—whether in a homeschool, public, or private school setting—this kit will help your children in grades K-2 get the most out of math!
         


     
    MathTacular 2, DVDMathTacular 2, DVD

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    MathTacular 2 reviews basic addition and subtraction before moving on to more advanced concepts that will help students with memorization, building concepts one upon the other in order to help kids remember and use information! Place value, addition, graphs, shapes, area, number theory, data, statistics, basic equations, spatial relationships, money, time, measurement, and perimeter are taught using fun situations and concrete examples that will keep kids engaged and learning. The short segments encourage quick review and practice. This DVD is the second in MathTacular's 4-DVD Series. Carefully sequenced, it is suggested that the DVDs be used in order. Approximately 2 hours. Grades 2-4.

    A wonderful supplement, MathTacular 2 teaches more than 20 concepts from top math programs, including Horizons, Saxon, and Singapore.

    MathTacular is a DVD-based adventure that will break through the barriers of math through creative, real-world examples, memorable examples, colorful visual learning, a fun tour guide "Professor Justin," and amusing problems that only math can solve! Show kids the practical value of Unbelievably Understandable Math™, as well as how easy it is to use in everyday situations. Giving children concrete concepts to build upon before using abstract mathematical symbols, MathTacular's hands-on emphasis will help children use and recall strategies learned from the videos.
         


     
    MathTacular 3, DVDMathTacular 3, DVD

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    MathTacular 3 builds on concepts taught in DVDs 1 and 2, moving on to more advanced topics with the same casual, easy-to-understand tone. "Professor Justin" reveals how students can handle multiplication, division (both long and short), estimation, mathematical properties, equations, factors, prime numbers, spatial relationships (like angles and coordinate planes), time zones, money, converting measurements, fractions, and more through fun situations and concrete examples that will keep kids engaged and learning. Short learning segments are followed by quick reviews or practice sessions.

    This DVD is the third in MathTacular's 4-DVD Series. Carefully sequenced, it is suggested that the DVDs be used in order. Grades 3-5. Over 4 hours long.

    A wonderful supplement to any program, MathTacular 3 teaches more than fifty grades 3-5 concepts from top math programs, including Horizons, Saxon, and Singapore.

    MathTacular is a DVD-based adventure that will break through the barriers of math through creative, real-world examples, memorable examples, colorful visual learning, a fun tour guide "Professor Justin," and amusing problems that only math can solve! Show kids the practical value of Unbelievably Understandable Math™, as well as how easy it is to use in everyday situations.
         


     
    MathTacular 4, DVDMathTacular 4, DVD

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    MathTacular is a DVD-based adventure that will break through the barriers of math through creative, real-world examples, memorable examples, colorful visual learning, a fun tour guide "Professor Justin," and amusing problems that only math can solve! Show kids the practical value of Unbelievably Understandable Math™, as well as how easy it is to use in everyday situations.

    MathTacular 4: Word Problems follows a unique format in the series. Detective Justin Time and Amber Waves are searching for Amber's poor porknapped pig! Kids will tag along as they track down the dreaded Word Puzzler, who left a string of word problems behind as clues. With simple, logical steps, Detective Justin and Amber Waves "crack the code" of word problems as they tackle one math puzzle after another.

    Students can follow along with a sold-separately coordinating MathTacular 4 Student Workbook & Tool Kit workbook containing each problem in the DVD plus extra practice problems. As they progress, the word problems get trickier, but our heroes gain the skills to press on. The Math Word Problems DVD is designed to either play straight through for those that want to watch the DVD like a movie or it can be set to automatically stop after each sample problem to give kids the opportunity to try to solve it on their own. Once kids have tried their best, they can select "Continue," and can view the problem worked through on the DVD. At the end of the scene, Justin encourages the kids to try the following similar problems in the available separately workbook.

    MathTacular4: Word Problems, covers a wide scope of mathematical skills while focusing on the skills necessary for Word Problems. Even if your kids aren't ready for the more advanced skills (like fractions and algebra at the end of the video), they'll love watching the case get closed!

    This DVD is the last in MathTacular's 4-DVD Series. Carefully sequenced, it is suggested that the DVDs be used in order. The MathTacular4 DVD alone is perfect for grades 4 and up; if using the not-included workbook, it is recommended for grades 6 & up.
         


     
    MathTacular 4, WorkbookMathTacular 4, Workbook

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    Follow along with the sold-separately MathTacular 4 DVD to become a master Word Problem solver!

    The not-included MathTacular4 DVD automatically stops after our heroes introduce each new word problem (unless you set it to play straight through). With this workbook in hand, your kids can solve the puzzle right then and there. With the push of a button, your children can restart the DVD and watch Justin Time and Amber Waves carefully work through the solution. Plus, students can solidify each new concept with five extra practice problems. Mathematical skills used in the word problems start with simple addition and work up to ratios, fractions and algebra. Clue words and "steps to solve word problems" from the video are included, as well as conversion formulas and other common math formulas. Each page features a word problem and fun illustration at the top, with the rest of the page left blank for work.

    Grades 6 & up. 173 full-color, reproducible for family use, pages; softcover. The sold-separately Answer Key has the answers to each problem in the workbook and all the answer steps.
         


     
    MathTacular 4, Workbook Answer KeyMathTacular 4, Workbook Answer Key

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    This detailed answer key accompanies the sold-separately MathTacular 4 Workbook & Tool Kit. Intuitively easy-to-use, this key features the student problem with crossed-out words and highlighted important data, solving or explaining it on the side. Great for parents attempting to help explain the concepts to their children! 132 pages, softcover.
         

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