Place value is a fundamental skill in math. The ability to truly understand the value of digits in a number and their relationship to each other can be challenging. BUT…ever since I made place value more interactive for my students, I have seen their ability to grasp numbers and their values increase significantly. I don’t know if we will start the school year in person next year, so I thought it was time to create a digital place value chart.
If you’re transitioning to distance learning or you’re a school that uses 1:1 technology, a digital place value chart will be very helpful in teaching your students about place value and number sense.
If you’ve ever seen my interactive place value chart that I display on my whiteboard in my classroom, this is the same thing, but now it can be used DIGITALLY. You can skip the printing and display it or assign it. If you already have my paper place value chart, this digital option has been added to the file. Go to “my purchases” on TpT and you can re-download it to have access to the digital version.
How You Can Use It
- assign to students in Google Classroom
- have students use the charts to create numbers and move digits around to represent their value
- students can use the place value charts as a resource to form and “see” the value of digits in numbers as they work on other math classwork
- display on your smartboard
- use as a large visual for students as you teach them place value
- allow students to come up to the smartboard during whole group instruction or as you work in small groups to show or manipulate the value of digits (have them take a number and increase it 100 times or decrease it 10 times)
See how my digital place value chart can be used interactively to compare the value of two numbers.
What You Get
- in order to meet the needs of various grade levels, there are 7 different place value chart options that include both decimal and whole numbers
- hundred millions to thousandths
- millions to thousandths
- hundred thousands to thousandths
- hundred millions to ones
- millions to ones
- hundred thousands to ones
- thousands to ones
- Each place value chart comes with 5 different types of charts:
- single place value chart with x10 and /10 symbols
- double place value chart with x10 and /10 symbols
- single place value chart without x10 and /10 symbols
- double place value chart without x10 and /10 symbols
- double place value chart with comparison option
As we move into education with a greater emphasis on technology, it’s important to provide students with the kinds of digital tools that will help them understand new skills as opposed to just assessing them. It starts with number sense.