Altering Commercial Math Games to Support Young Mathematicians

Altering Commercial Math Games to Support Young Mathematicians

Dr. Katherine A. Mangione | April 3 2021

Very few children enjoy math worksheets. With my own child there was much wailing and gnashing of teeth. The more I persisted, the more he resisted. As a former classroom teacher and teacher educator I wanted him to love mathematics, not loathe it. I longed for him to see that math was interwoven into everything around us- from music and art to ...

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Promoting Addition and Subtraction in K-2 with Math Games Using Dice

Promoting Addition and Subtraction in K-2 with Math Games Using Dice

Dr. Katherine A. Mangione | April 3 2021

Are you tired of the evening struggle to help your child complete their math homework? Are you looking for ways to make your math curriculum more engaging and fun while providing an opportunity for students to practice their mental math skills? Including games in your curriculum is just the ticket. Both homemade and traditional games as well as ...

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Problem-Based Learning and Me

Problem-Based Learning and Me

Terry Goodin and Katherine Mangione | November 25 2020

This is surely a troublesome time for parents who are trying to fill the role of teacher. After all, teaching is a profession and requires special training and skills, which most people don’t have. Sometimes the best parents can do is simply to “tell” their kids what they need to know. But teaching is much more than “tell...

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Library Resources for Digital Learning

Library Resources for Digital Learning

Holly Hebert | November 25 2020
Whether you realize it or not, your library no longer contains just books on a shelf waiting to be checked out. Libraries have many free resources that are accessible from home, ranging from encyclopedias and reference materials to magazines, journals, newspapers, test prep materials, career skill builders, financial information, language learning, and short courses of all kinds.  As digitization projects have become more frequent, and as eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudio has become more popular and accessible, students and educators can have all the information they need for learning, fun, and for individual growth by exploring online library resources. In addition to information sources, many libraries have online programming from story time, to book clubs, to online classes. They sky is the limit when it comes to online learning!

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Today I offer you GRACE

Today I offer you GRACE

Kendra D. Miller & Heather K. Dillard | November 16 2020

At the start of this school year, I needed a vision for the 2020-2021 school year. I knew the expectations of the curriculum I taught. I recognized the limitations of Covid-19 would significantly alter the normal practices of my classroom. In order to navigate the school year as an educator and as a parent of a school aged child, I needed to...

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