Touch Math

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Touch Math allows you to learn math from a different perspective. Good for sensory learners.

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  • Now that you know how to add and subtract you can begin to count money. Counting money can be difficult for students with autisim or sensory learning. Touch math can make handling money much simpler.
  • Touch Math

    1. 1. Touch Math Touch It to Count It
    2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Finger Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning Counting </li></ul><ul><li>Memorization of Touch Points </li></ul><ul><li>Doubling Touch Points </li></ul><ul><li>Adding </li></ul><ul><li>Subtracting </li></ul><ul><li>Touch Money Math </li></ul><ul><li>Review Session </li></ul>
    3. 3. Finger Tips <ul><li>Point with your pencil to begin your first touch point. </li></ul>1
    4. 4. Begin Counting <ul><li>As you touch your first point begin to count. </li></ul>2 Touch 1 Touch 2
    5. 5. Visualize Touch Points <ul><li>The more practice you have in Touch Math the more you will be able to visualize the touch points being on the numbers </li></ul>3 , 4 , 5
    6. 6. Numbers 1-9
    7. 7. Double Touch Points <ul><li>The higher the numbers climb after 5 the more dots you have on the number </li></ul><ul><li>A double ring around a touch point counts as two touch points. </li></ul>6 Touch 1 & 2 Touch 3 & 4 Touch 5 & 6
    8. 8. Start Adding <ul><li>When adding numbers Touch Points allow you to see exactly how many numbers there are. </li></ul><ul><li>Begin by counting all Touch Points </li></ul>3 + 4 _ 7
    9. 9. Start Subtracting <ul><li>When subtracting count backwards on the first number by touching each point the number of times as the second number. </li></ul>6 - 2 _ 4
    10. 10. Touch Money Math <ul><li>Touch the touch points on each coin to receive amount of coin. </li></ul><ul><li>Each touch point on a coin is 5 cents. </li></ul><ul><li>Count by fives to receive amount value of each coin. </li></ul>Nickel Dime Quarter
    11. 11. Final Review <ul><li>Numbers: Touch each touch point with pencil and count up for addition and down for subtraction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each double touch point counts as two numbers “one, two” and “three, four” </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Final Review <ul><li>Money: Each coin counts by 5’s each touch point is worth 5 cents. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The penny does not have a touch point because it is only worth one cent. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To add change touch each point and count by 5’s. </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Picture References <ul><li>Touch Point Numbers : http://www.touchmath.com/images/grid.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Nickel : http://www.brent-krueger.com/images/2004%20Uncirc%20Nickel%20obverse-gs.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Dime : http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/84/2005-Dime-Obv-Unc-P.png </li></ul><ul><li>Quarter : http://scavenging.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/us-quarter-back.png?w=300&h=296 </li></ul>

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