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"Children think and learn through their bodies"

NOTE: I was thrilled to be invited by Table Talk Math to write a short piece for their weekly newsletter, and they have graciously allowed me to cross post a slightly expanded version here. 754 more words

Math Ed

A celebration of #makingmath

Every #mathart family night I run has its own vibe. Last night it was an out-and-out celebration of multi-generational inquiry, experimentation, persistence, creativity, and, most of all, … 360 more words

Math Ed

Moving Scale Math on the Hundred Chart

Chapter Three in Math on the Move is titled “Beyond Mnemonics: Getting Starting with Moving-Scale Math.” The chapter is designed as a “zero entry” pool of sorts for whole-body math learning.   306 more words

Math Ed

Corners of a Cube

All corners were sliced off a cube whose volume was cubic centimeters. Triangular faces are located where the cube’s vertices were. Each triangle is equilateral with -centimeter sides. 50 more words

Problem Solving

Taking a Finger Walk (Age 6)

The Activities

  1. Topic: Puzzles: Book: Taro Gomi’s Playful Puzzles for Little Hands.  We’re most of the way through now, probably one circle left of puzzles.
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Circle 2

Reasoning about Rotations

I got some Sqairs to try out. Four of them. My kid wanted to play, and I wanted to figure out how these things work. 289 more words

Math Ed

TEDx Talk: Jump into math!

My upcoming book reminds us that the body is best positioned as a thinking tool, that math is about more than memorization, and that amazing things can happen when the body and math come together in both dance and non-dance settings. 101 more words

Math Ed