Monthly Archives: March 2011

One is a snail, Ten is a Crab

Author April Pulley Sayre has written a book that takes the classic “counting by feet” problem to a whole new level. Beautiful illustrations of beach scenes depict various sea creatures. In the beginning the reader is simply counting by the … Continue reading

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A Very Improbable Story

One of the most difficult math concepts to teach young children is probability. A Very Improbable Story by Edward Einhorn is a great tool for helping children understand the idea of chance through a funny, fanciful, ‘improbable’ story. For the … Continue reading

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