Adding Joy to Math Instruction
Updated: Dec 25, 2020
Many of us have a memory of a school experience in which an entire class of students became adept at multiplication because we had the chance to play Around the World. Practicing concrete skills through playful experiences can really sprinkle some magic onto even the driest of topics. Great classroom teachers are skillful at finding ways to incorporate play with 25+ students. As parents we have the opportunity to create ways of reinforcing skills learned at school or teaching skills our learners need or want to learn with games played at home.