Feb 9, 2015
Instill a Love of Math
By Laura Lewis Brown
Parents are bombarded with messages to read with their children, but it’s rare to hear about the importance of doing math with them. Here are some helpful tips on why and how to inst...
Feb 6, 2015
I want to introduce the importance of "numerical fluency" and learning basic "number facts."
Picture this scenario.
A teacher asks a classroom,
"If you spend 70 cents, 80 cents, and 90 cents, how much did you spend altogether?"
Jan 28, 2015
Math anxiety can easily undermine the hard work students have invested throughout the year, lowering their scores on standardized tests and jeopardizing their chances to take advanced classes or enroll in the schools of their choice.
Jan 22, 2015
More than forty years ago, math educator Larry Martinek was inspired to find a better way to teach children math.
As a classroom teacher, teacher-trainer, and consultant in public and top private schools—and father to a mathematically gifted s...