When a student says they’re studying algebra, a common reply from adults is, “I haven’t used that since I graduated from high school.” Responses like

## 5 Summer Math Tips

## 5 Summer Math Tips

Keep your child’s hard-earned learning from slipping down the “summer brain drain”. Here are five summer math tips to keep your child's math skills

## What If My Student Doesn’t Want to Use the Blocks?

## What If My Student Doesn’t Want to Use the Blocks?

Most students enjoy using the Math-U-See blocks, but some are resistant. If your student is in the second category, what can you do to encourage block

## Real Living Math: A Fresh Approach to Teaching Math

## Real Living Math: A Fresh Approach to Teaching Math

This time of year, I start to feel restless anticipating the freshness of spring. Here in the Midwest, it’s been snowing, blowing, and just plain cold

## Can I Buy the Magnetic Blocks?

## Can I Buy the Magnetic Blocks?

How many of us watched Mr. Demme explain math in a way we could finally understand by using his whiteboard and those large magnetic blocks? We had our

## The Importance of Sequence and an Individualized Pace in Teaching Math

## The Importance of Sequence and an Individualized Pace in Teaching Math

Teaching math in sequence is just as important as teaching someone how to drive by showing them one step at a time. Sequence is Important Imagine if

## Welcome To The Real World: Math in Action

## Welcome To The Real World: Math in Action

Be aware of the ways that math springs up naturally in day-to-day activities and seize the opportunities to show math in action in the real

## 3 Motivating Math Apps

## 3 Motivating Math Apps

Motion Math Zoom Pro uses a unique feature of the iPad to demonstrate understanding of number concepts from 1-10 and up through 10,000, decimals and

## Learning Math Can Be as Sweet as Honey

## Learning Math Can Be as Sweet as Honey

Years ago I had a class on early education where the author recounted how Rabbis used to make school enjoyable. After a little research I found this