Loddie1
Loddie1 , Parent asks:
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How do you teach the metric system?

Anyone have any ideas on how to teach the concept?

We have used King Henry Died Drinking Chocolate Milk

In Topics: Helping my child with math
> 60 days ago

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dgraab
dgraab , Parent writes:
Hi, Here are some simple 'everyday object' ways to teach metric measurements:

http://www.education.com/reference/article/referents-common-metric-measurement/

Here are some tips for educators for teaching the metric system:
http://lamar.colostate.edu/~hillger/ideas.html
http://mjksciteachingideas.com/metric.html
http://www.nctm.org/about/content.aspx?id=6346

And for fun, here's a rap song to help teach the metric system:
http://www.songsforteaching.com/earthtone/metricsystemrap.htm

Hope these resources are helpful to you.
> 60 days ago

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