September 26, 2016
This Spanish-language example of a rekenrek attendance routine demonstrates how one teacher can mathematize an everyday activity.
This blog post provides some great ideas for first grade Number Talks sessions. These 10-15 minute activities can be centered around the rekenrek or dot cards and are designed to reinforce students’ understanding of number and quantity.
The video gives a great overview of how to use a rekenrek. It also provides a few specific examples of problems that you could give to your students.