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  • Touch Math ProgramBy Wendi Carpenter 6/14/12 SED 540
  • What is Touch Math?Touch Math is a program where each student learnshow to touch the numbers one through nine withtheir pencil. They count forward and backwardstouching each number at specific points. Eachnumber has that many touch points.
  • “You can use the Touch Math program to giveyoung children a head start, supplement agrade-level curriculum (pre-K-3), provideenrichment activities and reinforcement, andachieve the best possible outcomes forstudents with specialneeds.”http://www.touchmath.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=about.how
  • Touch Math Covers:• Counting• Addition• Subtraction• Place Value• Multiplication• Division• Time• Money• Fractions• Size• Story Problems• Pre- Algebra
  • Touch Points• TouchPoints are dots on the numbers.
  • Lesson Plansix sections:OBJECTIVEMATERIALS NEEDEDREADINESS CONCEPTS/ADDITION CONCEPTSTEACHING TIPSHANDS-ON ACTIVITIESLITERATURE CONNECTION
  • Teaching Aids• Are designed to enhance and expand the concepts presented in the lesson plans.Here are some teaching aids: Manipulative Placement Masters, Touching/Counting Pattern Masters,Finger Play,Handwriting Master, Flashcards, Numeral Booklet Master
  • About Teaching Strategies• Presents simple and straightforward ideas, extension lessons, and information for each lesson.
  • Weaknesses• High cost• Not a complete program• Students may have a hard time in older grades when Touch Math method is not used.
  • Resourceslearningdisabilities.about.com/.../gr/touchmath.htmwww.touchmath.comwww.proteacher.org/c/977_Touch_Math.html