Easy access to seeing the relationships between numbers promotes Number Sense as students see these connections repeatedly. Students can also use number lines to practice and demonstrate their approaches for solving problems involving Proportional Reasoning, such as fractions and ratios, and exploring Operations with positive and negative integers.
Watch how this elementary teacher explores number line with her class by integrating it into her game board. Through probing questions, this teacher promotes the development of student Number Sense and linearity.
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Learn how Motion Math Zoom uses an interactive number line to teach a component of Number Sense, place value. Through this fun game, learners are able to play freely with space and quantity of concrete objects to develop their place value and magnitude understanding.