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Gifts for the Gifted 2017 - Dog Pile

A few years ago, I thought I would help out the parents of my gifted and talented students by writing about some games, toys, or books that I thought might make good purchases during the holiday season.   387 more words


10 Playful Spatial Reasoning Provocations

As our kindergarten team continues to learn more about children and their development in spatial thinking and reasoning, we are continually searching for and creating meaningful provocations and experiences where children can construct their own learning in this area. 1,171 more words

Play-based Learning

Who loves a good brain teaser?

Children love to play. It’s how they learn. Creating block towers teaches spatial reasoning and motor skills. Playing Crazy Eights and Monopoly help develop logical reasoning abilities. 1,227 more words

Leaving Room for Question Asking

NOTE: This post was originally published at my other blog  April 15, 2017.

How much of the math you do in your classroom is based on someone else’s questions? 630 more words

Math Ed

Notes from a #movingmath Summer Classroom

I am so excited to share the work of Lisa Ormsbee at Fairhill School in Dallas, Texas  who has spent the past two weeks running a math and movement summer enrichment camp using resources from… 1,064 more words

Math Ed

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