Grade 4 Mathematics
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Blockhead. The Life of Fibonacci
In this video, the life of Leonardo Fibonacci is examined. Living in medieval Italy, Leonardo constantly thought about numbers. People called him blockhead because he daydreamed about numbers. As Fibonacci grew older and travelled the world, he studied how other countries use numbers and how they...
Math Curse. An Interview with Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith
This short video features an interview with the writer Jon Scieszka and the illustrator Lane Smith of the children's book Math Curse.
When the math teacher, Mrs. Fibonnica explains to her class that students can think of almost anything as a math problem, one young girl takes the statement much too seriously. Suddenly, she is cursed with thinking of even the most insignificant activities as math problems that she must solve. Fi...