## Teacher's Handbook for Teaching Math with Manipulatives

Table of Contents
The Premise P.1
The Five-Minute Overview of the Method P.8
Key Phrases in Mortensen Math
Very Brief Summary of the Method
Psychological Principles at Work
Introduction - cont'd
Create a Math-Rich Environment
The Teacher's Role & Student Self-Esteem
Six Key Ideas from Jerry Mortensen
Appendices:
Section One - Counting P.46
Section Two - Addition
Section Three - Subtraction
Section Four - Multiplication
Section Five - Division
Section Six - Fractions
Section Seven - Algebra
Section Eight - Solving Equations
Section Nine - Functions & Relations
Section Ten - Story Problems
Section Eleven - Mortensen Math Program & Materials P.240