Maths grade 8 (1 of 5) Numbers, Operations & Relationships

Mathematics module 1 of 5 for all students, age 12-14, wanting to build a solid foundations in 21st century mathematics
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  • Lectures 52
  • Length 7 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Welcome to this Mathematics Grade 8 course, module 1 of 5 on Numbers, Operations & Relationships.

The aim of this course is for it to be taught in a 21st century mindset. The course is actually fun, it uses technology, the internet and general knowledge to better equip a student for real life applications.

This course is intended for absolutely age 12-14 years old whom already has a foundation phase understanding in Mathematics. This course is also suitable for any end of middle-school to start of High School (US) or Grade 7-9 (UK) teachers who want to improve upon classroom teaching methods.

This course is packed with 7+ hours of video content encouraging students to answer questions throughout the videos. There are 5 modules in total, this is module 1.

1. Numbers, Operations & Relationships.
2. Patterns, Functions & Algebra.
3. Space and Shape.
4. Measurement.
5. Data Handling.

The course has been broken into 5 modules to i) allow students to only enroll in what sections they are struggling with, ii) save the parent or student cost as each module is the price of a tutoring lesson and lastly, iii) to encourage students to break goals into bite-sized chunks. There is 16+ hours of video in all five modules.

This course is intended to be a resource to help students throughout the year, it can be completed slowly and referred to throughout your year of study. The course has been broken down into the following sub-sections, each containing their own set of videos:

  • Whole Numbers
  • Exponents
  • Integers
  • Common Fractions
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Rate & Proportion
  • Financial Maths

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What are the requirements?

  • Basic foundation phase mathematics. Including your number line, ability to draw shapes and graphs
  • Must have completed Elementary school (US) or Grade 6 or 7 (UK) mathematics

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand, in detail, the module Numbers, Operations & Relationships, including Whole Numbers, Exponents, Integers, Common Fractions, Decimal Fractions, Rate & Proportion and Financial Maths.
  • Take the next step in their mathematically journey with a solid mathematically foundation
  • Critically apply mathematics to real world situations as well as have your mathematic knowledge extended past the classroom

What is the target audience?

  • Students age 12-14 wanting to improve their mathematics
  • Set at Grade 8 level this can be any student at the end of middle school, start of high school (US) or grade 7-9 (UK)
  • Any relevant mathematics teachers wanting to improve upon classroom teaching methods.
  • Anyone wanting to build a strong foundation in introductory mathematics
  • Students from all over the world learning or wanting to learn mathematics in English can take this course, it is a cross-syllabus course
  • Anyone bored with the way mathematics is taught in the classroom and wanting a new exciting take on the subject

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
03:59

In this video you will meet your instructor and get an introduction to this course.

Section 2: Whole Numbers
05:16

In this video we are going to get right into Whole Numbers, by dealing first with the number system and then dealing with how to divide by zero and one.

07:03

This video will show a student how to add in columns, this is a common, logical, way to be taught when adding large numbers.

08:16

In the previous video we learnt to add in columns, now we will subtract in columns, we will learn how to borrow 10s, 100s. 1000s etc,...

18:08

Another important tool to learn, keeping with whole numbers, is how to multiply in columns, this method can substitute a calculator and is useful throughout life.

09:03

As important as multiplication is, this video deals with long division and teachers a student through examples how to apply long division.

07:16

This video will deal with what number factors are and practice some examples.

04:12

Moving on from number factors, this video deals with number multiples and how to find multiples of a number.

05:36

This video describes and works through examples of composite numbers. We will look at what makes a number composite or not.

09:05

Prime Numbers! This video dives into the interesting world of prime numbers as well as gives in detail examples for students to practice.

05:46

This video will deal with how to find the Highest Common Factors of numbers.

04:30

In this video we are going to find the Lowest Common Factors of Numbers

Section 3: Exponents
09:43

We are now getting into exponents, this video will talk about how to represent some normal number in exponential form.

07:41

This video will deal with how to represent a number in scientific notaiton.

05:00

In this video we are going to deal with the Power of Zero Law in exponents.

06:23

In this video the student will look into how to apply the multiplication rule to exponents.

06:13

This video will deal with the exponential division law.

08:24

This video will deal with the last main exponetial law and that is the power law.

10:19

In this video we are going to find square roots of exponents.

07:18

In this video we are going to find cube roots of exponents.

11:19

In this video you will learn how to apply all four of the main exponent laws to a single question.

Section 4: Integers
07:13

Integers are the foundation of the number line this video will show you how to ensure you are ordering and comparing your integers correctly.

11:38

This video will reinforce how to add and subtract integers.

05:59

This video will teach a student through examples how to multiply with integers, now we have negatives!

06:35

This video will teach students how to divide using integers.

09:50

This video bring everything together by show how multiple operations can be performed at once.

Section 5: Common Fractions
12:54

Fractions, Common Fractions and Mixed numbers are an important character on the number line it is important to be able to simplify these numbers to get a better understanding of what they represent, this video teaches just that.

03:59

Fractions are simply a way to represent numbers, they can be common fractions or mixed numbers, this video will show you how to convert between the two.

11:58

This video will show you the correct way to add and subtract common fractions, including mixed numbers.

13:28

This video will show you the correct way to multiply and divide common fractions, including mixed numbers.

07:10

This video will show you how similar it is to find square and cube roots as it was to whole numbers.

05:25

This video will teach a student using examples how to find percentages of whole numbers.

09:58

This video will teach students how to increase or decrease a number by a given percentage.

12:24

This video will help a student get a practical understanding of Common Fractions through Word Problems.

Section 6: Decimal Fractions
13:44

Decimals are simply a way to represent a number, they still fit of the number line it is important to understand where and how. This video will order and compare decimals.

06:53

A decimal is simply another way of representing a number this video will show the equivalent forms of decimals.

11:21

Rounding off decimals must be done carefully, this video will describe all the different ways that decimals can be rounded off.

09:30

This video describes through examples the correct way to add and subtract decimals.

09:22

This video will teach a student how to multiply decimal fractions.

04:55

This video will show how to divide decimal fractions by whole numbers.

08:32

This video will show how to divide decimal fractions

08:22

This video will find the square and cube roots of decimal fractions.

Section 7: Rate & Proportion
07:55

In this video we are going to deal with how to compare quantities of the same kind, or same ratio.

10:15

In this video we are going to deal with how to compare quantities of different kinds (Rate).

07:37

In this video we are going to look at how to share a given ration.

06:52

In this video we are going to look at the effects of increasing or decreasing a ratio.

Section 8: Financial Maths
06:58

Financial maths is n extremely important and practical part of mathematics, this video will teach a student the most fundamental concepts regarding Profit and Loss.

09:36

This video will teach a student about how to apply discount and VAT and what it all means.

09:40

This video describes simple interests to help students get an understanding of the concept.

04:57

This video will take students through the important analysis on how to do Hire Purchase type questions

06:13

This video will describe how Loans work and do practical examples to help students better understand the concept.

11:15

This fun video will deal with exchange rates and help a student get a good understanding of how global economies interact.

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Instructor Biography

Matthew Henshall, Engineer | Runner | Learner

Born and bread on the foothills of Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa. Electro-Mechanical Engineer and Running fanatic. I have been running as long as I can remember anything from 100m to 100km, in the mountains, on the road and on the track. I am constantly on the search for new information and adventures.

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