Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Math Fun Club is Actually Fun

I was in the HHES library one morning this week, in between tutoring appointments, when Ty, a second-grade boy walked by me and exclaimed, “Mr. Rees, I can’t wait until Math Club tomorrow!” Evidently the “Math Is Fun Club,” is … Continue reading

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Gesturing with Hands is a Powerful Tool for Children’s Math Learning

“Children who use their hands to gesture during a math lesson gain a deep understanding of the problems they are taught, according to new research from the University of Chicago’s Department of Psychology. “Previous research has found that gestures can … Continue reading

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