Want the missing piece to build your students' math mind?

Enroll Now in Number Sense 201

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You are ready to change how you teach math and how your students think about math!

  • You are looking for something that will help you with those kiddos who 'just don't get it'.  
  • You have kiddos who have 'learned' the multiplication strategies, yet still revert back to skip counting.  
  • You are looking for how to help your kiddos understand that 3/4 is not 3 out of 4 objects, but actually 3 one-fourth pieces.  
  • You want to help your students be flexible thinkers when they add & subtract.

And you want to do all this and make it FUN!!!

The Number Sense 201 Course is Just What You Need

You're ready to get excited again about teaching math!!

At the end of this course, you will have:

  • A clearly defined progression of what number sense looks like and how it impacts multi-digit addition & subtraction, multiplication & division, and fractions.
  • Peace of Mind in knowing you are heading in the right direction
  • More of a conceptual understanding of the math you teach. If you are like me, you were taught the procedural steps of math but NOT the understanding behind them.
  • More time, because this course will give you pre-made games and lists of activities to help you build number sense for your kiddos…no more endlessly searching on Pinterest and TpT wondering if what you are finding is any good.

What You Get With The Course 

Registration Closes May 14! 

Final Bonus

Get the Image Pack Bonus  

{Register before 5:00pm PT May 14} 

Throughout Number Sense 201, I will be talking a lot about making the concepts visual for your students. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easy way to do that??? Well, there is! When you register for Number Sense 201 you will be given a document full of all the visual images I use inside the course, plus a video on how to use the image pack to create the visuals your students need to see. 

Not only do you get visuals for multiplication, but you get visuals for multi-digit numbers and fractions as well! All fully editable!

**NEW Bonus**

Top Ways to Build Number Sense During Distance Learning

{Register before 5:00pm PT May 14} 

I heard someone comment that during this time of distance learning, kids need three types of connections: Connect with Teacher, Connect with Peers, and Connect with Content.  In this bonus, I’m giving you ideas for all three but a lot more ideas on how to help kids connect with the math content in ways that also build their number sense.

2 Lengths of Course Enrollment

**enrollment is for one person to access course content. If you need to enroll multiple teachers go here.

Choose the best one for you

Register in Number Sense 201
3 month course
$297 USD

Need payment options? You can choose 3 payments of $107  

Need to register using a Purchase Order?
HERE to get registered and I will invoice your district. The invoice can be paid by check or school credit card.

All participants have the option to take this course for 1 Professional Development Credit (also called Continuing Ed Credits) through an accredited university. We have it set up already through the university and once the course starts you can sign up with them for the credit, you just have to pay them the $60 for the 1 credit.

What you’ll get out of this 7-week course:

Participants will become knowledgeable about instructional practices that build connections around number. You will learn the content, methods, and materials necessary to develop number sense in 3rd-5th Grade. You will become familiar with assessing through observation and using children’s thinking to guide instruction. You will develop an understanding of the framework for children’s development of number sense. Overall, you will become more confident in your ability to teach mathematics.

Specifically, the course will address the following concepts: 

4 Early Numeracy Concepts (Subitizing, Verbal Counting, Object Counting, and Cardinality) and the 4 Number Relationships (Spatial Relationships, One/Two More & Less, Benchmark Numbers, and Part-Part-Whole) 

All eight ideas will be investigated in-depth with these lessons: 

  • What it is & Why it is so important
  • Assessment Look Fors Explained
  • How the concept shows up in Addition & Subtraction, Multiplication & Division, and Fractions
  • Experiences to provide your students that build the concept 
  • Games 

Clear & Defined Path

Learn the foundational pieces of Number Sense that are keeping your students from becoming fluent with AND get lots of ideas to help you develop your plan of implementation.

Conceptual Understanding

It's hard to teach kids the WHY behind the math if we never learned it ourselves. Let me help you build the conceptual understandings to help your students understand the WHY behind the procedures.

Love of Teaching Math

For too many educators, math is NOT their favorite subject. If that is you, this course will help you learn to LOVE teaching math.

100% Money Back Guarantee

If you go through the course and learn nothing new, I will refund the registration for the course!

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Katrina Ervin

5th & 6th Grade Interventionist

Katie Snow 

5th Grade Teacher 

What is the time committment?

When the course officially starts, the 7 modules are released one each week. Each week there is approximately 2 hours of instructional time. You have access to the course materials for 3 months from the date the course starts. You are able to watch them at anytime once the module is released.

Can I earn CEUs or Credits?

Each state has different requirements for what they accept for CEUs or Professional Development. So, check to see what is required. We offer a certificate of completion for 15 hours OR you can take the course for professional development credit through an accredited university that we have it set up through, you just need to pay the university their $60 fee for the credit. 

Do you take Purchase Orders?

If you are an individual teacher, or a group of up to 5 teachers, who needs to use a PO, use this School Registration.

 Is there a group discount?

For groups of 6 or more, $40/person is taken off the registration price. Email me at info@buildmathminds.com to submit a registration for 6 or more teachers. 

Do you have a syllabus I can show my administration?

Absolutely! For a full syllabus CLICK HERE.  

What if I don't finish in 3 months?

I really want you to finish! I know life is busy...I'm a mom of 4 very active kids. Each week is approximately 2 hours, sometimes less. I want you to look at your schedule and see if you can commit to 2 hours a week over those 7 weeks. You do have 3 months of access to complete those 7 weeks of content, but if you don't think you'll have time, then you can register for the 12 month access of the course or there is a way to extend your course access (by becoming a paying member of Build Math Minds).

4 Quick Facts About Me 

{to give you an idea of who I am & my math ed philosophy}

  • I have 4 wonderful children and I thank the Lord that He changed the way I thought about mathematics before they arrived in my life so that I could provide math experiences for them, instead of math flash cards.
  • I call myself a Recovering Traditionalist. I was a very traditional learner and teacher....give me an algorithm and I could solve it....give me any mental math or story problems and I would start sweating.
  • I believe in the power of a positive and growth mindset (for ourselves and our kiddos). Failure is often how we learn our best lessons...yet we try too hard to not let our students fail in class. Feeding them step-by-step directions on how to solve mathematics problems is NOT truly mathematics.
  • My mother was my junior high English teaher and she wood probably have a heart atack if she ever red any thing I put out....well, except for the first book i published (she was my editer). I donut take the time to be gramatically corect and nothin' is ever prefect {I would rather spend my time with my kids than ensure I wrote a complete sentence or speled all the wurds in this paragraf correctly ;).

Number Sense 201 Instructor - Christina Tondevold with her family

Got Questions?? Call 208-278-2833

Enrollment questions can be emailed to: info@buildmathminds.com

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