Teaching Math with Manipulatives
Using the Mortensen Method

"Mortensen "more than" Math"

To learn about
Mortensen Math,
read some of these:

| 7 Reasons Why Kids Deserve Mortensen Math | Purchasing Dilemmas | Products/Price List | Method is King | Comparing Manipulatives | Understanding | Acquiring Meaning | The Chinese Room Argument | Mental Images | A Fractions Example | Psychological Principles at Work | Self-Esteem & the Teacher's Role | Comparing Methods | A Philosophy of Teaching Math | Teaching Principles of Mortensen Math | A Math-Rich Environment | Making Math Cool | Memorization Cannot Lead To Understanding | My Blog | Gallery

You need three things to use the Mortensen Math program:

Method

Manipulatives

Exercise Books & Manuals

Your Choices to acquire
The Method

1) Attend a workshop

2) The Teacher's Handbook, $79 + $20s&h Order now & get 6 hour workshop VHS FREE!

Teacher's Handbook
"The Complete Method"

3) Manuals L1, L2, L3

4)If you prefer a PDF of The Method alone (w/o 200 pages of illustrated lessons on all topics) then send $25 by Paypal and get it by return of e-mail! (M-F, office hours) to:
geoff @ geoffwhite.ws

Your Choices to acquire
Manipulatives

1) Combo Kit - all you really need K-12, reg. $91

2) Fractions Kit - ideal for classroom teaching, v. useful at home too. reg. $115, sale $85

3) Very Basic Basic Operations Kit $65 & 10,000 square $40 (picture)- really good for large numbers & algebra to 4th power, also trigonometry. Great classroom tool!

4) Various smaller kits for pre-school & intro lessons

All orders by Paypal to: geoff @ geoffwhite.ws

Your Choices to acquire
Exercise Books & Manuals

1) 210 exercise books in 5 strands: Arithmetic, Algebra, Calculus, Problem Solving, Measurement, sets of 10 bks progressing in difficulty from bk 1 to bk 10, $31.50/set

Level

1

2

3

4

5

Grades

K - 3

4 - 6

7 - 8

9 - 10

11-12

10 bks in each of:

Alg, Arith, Calc, Meas, P.S.

Alg, Arith, Calc, Meas, P.S.

Alg, Arith, Calc, Meas, P.S.

Alg, Calc, Meas, P.S.

Calc,

Scope & Sequence of Exercise Books: detail

2) Manuals to accompany ex.bks.: Levels 1/2/3 only - $30/$40/$50, respectively

3) Smiley Face Books: Counting, Addition, Subtr., Mult., Div., 10 bks/set progressing from bk 1 - bk 10, $31.50/set

4) Addition Facts Mastery, 10 bks in increasing difficulty, $31.50/set

5) Multiplication Facts Mastery, 10 bks in increasing difficulty, reg, $31.50/set


Manuals &
Exercise Books

manipulatives:
tiles & blocks

Manipulatives
Fractions Kits

Teacher's Handbook
"The Complete Method"

Workshops / Seminars

Geoff White, B.Ed.

geoff @ geoffwhite.ws

| 7 Reasons Why Kids Deserve Mortensen Math | Purchasing Dilemmas | Products/Price List | Method is King | Comparing Manipulatives | Understanding | Acquiring Meaning | The Chinese Room Argument | Mental Images | A Fractions Example | Psychological Principles at Work | Self-Esteem & the Teacher's Role | Comparing Methods | A Philosophy of Teaching Math | Teaching Principles of Mortensen Math | A Math-Rich Environment | Making Math Cool | Memorization Cannot Lead To Understanding | My Blog | Gallery | Photo Album