Introduce your children (and yourself) to the commutative and associative properties by starting with some fun toys. Get crazy and get weird!… More

Introduce your children (and yourself) to the commutative and associative properties by starting with some fun toys. Get crazy and get weird!… More

This is one of my favorite (and first) math “tutoring” stories. It has a great ending, for me. The biggest fraction of the pizza came my way!… More

This is the first in the Cuisenaire Rods series. Video showing how to engage kids in learning coordinate pairs by tapping into their creativity.… More

Check out this way to see how union and intersection work – using SnackTraps and blocks. Also, how the empty set works with them!… More

Sets are intuitive – you have a basket and you put stuff in it. But what about the empty basket? How do you write it? And why is that important how you write it? Here’s a hands on example of the empty sets in your kitchen.… More

Math concepts are everywhere. Identifying them when you see them can make teaching math a breeze. Here’s one place to find some math concepts: at the dinner table!… More

We know that if you start counting at one object the number of thing is the same as if you start with something different – but kids don’t. Here are some thoughts on counting that can put you in a different mindset when dealing with children and counting.… More

Balances are normally used for science stuff. Here’s how to teach subtraction using a balance.… More

Ordinal numbers are “1st, 2nd, 3rd, …” but we need these to count items to arrived at the final cardinal numbers. All this fancy math talk – why not make it fun with some colorful bugs!… More

Using Discovery Toys’ Think-It-Through tiles you can train the brain for the Transitive Property. … More