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Chaos checks

In september last year, I wrote about ‘Vinken’ or ‘Checks’, a Sanders puzzles publication. My main comment was that it was a nice puzzle variation, but that the puzzles were slightly too easy. 143 more words

Magazine Puzzles

Building Dice (Age 6)

The Activities

  1. Topic: Logic, Puzzles. Book: Playful Puzzles for Little Hands, by Taro Gomi. This is a really cute book with lovely illustrations. The puzzles cover mazes, dexterity, counting, logic, subtraction, and find-the-differences.  
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Circle 2

“Spatial thinking is integral to everyday life. People, natural objects, human-made objects, and human-made structures exist somewhere in space, and the interactions of people and things must be understood in terms of locations, distances, directions, shapes, and patterns.”

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Math Ed

Some thoughts on "hands-on" math learning

Note: This is a re posting of some thoughts I wrote down at my old blog on April 1, 2015, shared here in its entirety.   1,094 more words

Math Ed

"Because of the outside I found an inside"

It was this piece that made me notice something very interesting about first grade thinking related to shape and structure.

When I asked the creator of the piece above, a first grade boy, about his work we started noticing together.   637 more words

Math Ed