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Play-N-Take 3 Math Games

Play-N-Take 3 Math Games

I’m very excited to share with you our latest Family Math Night and parent engagement product – Play-N-Take 3. In the video below I describe these super fun and engaging math games. But first, I want to share with you two recent reports that underscore in a very big way the importance of early math skills. The first is from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and synthesizes recent research from the Urban Institute’s Income and Benefits Policy Center. This line from the article sums…

What Do You Notice? Pie Graph

What Do You Notice? Pie Graph

There’s been a big push to get students looking at and analyzing data. So I’m excited to share with you one of my latest What Do You Notice? posters…a poster that gives students (and their families) an opportunity to think about and share their thoughts about the math they see. For this poster, I created a simple pie graph as a fun way to show students how information can be visually organized. That said, as you’ll see in the description below, there’s a lot…

What Do You Notice? Array Model

What Do You Notice? Array Model

What Do You Notice? is a super easy activity that lends itself well to a lot of great math thinking and conversation. These low floor, high ceiling posters are a great way to engage families during a Family Math Night event. That’s why we included them in our Virtual Family Math Night. Skills K-2: geometry, counting, repeated addition 3-5: geometry, single- and double-digit multiplication, distributive property of multiplication, array model of multiplication Background Information What’s really cool about multiplication is that no matter…

Virtual Family Math Night

Virtual Family Math Night

We’ve finished! And the result is an amazing virtual event for your families where they can safely engage in an unforgettable and fun math learning experience…together. How did we do it? We created a virtual classroom that serves as the meeting place for your families. Once your families enter the classroom, they’ll be able to sign in and view the Guest Book to see who’s attending. They’ll then decide which of the 5 stations they want to explore. Maybe it’s the Estimation Station where…