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Perspective Matters

Throughout this year I have been thinking a lot about perspective.  It’s why I wrote a post about Spatial Reasoning here, and shared templates for skyscraper puzzles… 420 more words

Toys to LOVE (and an excuse to go to Target)

This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, the Vision Learning Center will receive some compensation. 442 more words

When "The Movement IS the Reasoning Tool"

What does it look and sound like when kids use their whole bodies during a math lesson? What happens prior to, during, and after the activity? 799 more words

Math Ed

Developing Spatial Reasoning through Guided Play

For the last few months, a team of kindergarten teachers and myself have been working together to deepen our understanding of early years mathematics, spatial reasoning, and the importance of guided play as a vehicle to engage our students to think mathematically.   555 more words

Move with Math in May: Four #movingmath Lessons


This is a special nearing-the-end-of-the-school-year event featuring four math-and-movement lesson plans to chose from. The goal? An opportunity to try out whole-body math in a low-key way to get a sense of what it’s all about. 475 more words

Math Ed

Katie Cunningham receives NSF fellowship: Studying how CS students use sketching and tracing

Kate Cunningham is a first year PhD student working with me in computing education research.  She just won an NSF graduate research fellowship, and the College of Computing interviewed her. 243 more words

Build BIG

I’ve been experimenting with scaling up geometric polygons and polyhedra. Today I got to try it out with actual kids. My library programs tend to trend on the younger side, but we still had a blast. 321 more words

Math Ed