Working with dice enhances number sense in young children by training them to look at a group of objects (the dots on the dice) and recognize how many are there without counting. As children grow familiar with these common arrangements, they increase their awareness of how numbers are composed -- two columns of three makes six, … Continue reading Snake Eyes!
When kids are taught in rooms of twenty or thirty, a lot gets glossed over. Teacher doesn't often notice whether Bobby makes his O's clockwise or Susie adds the tens place before the ones. These seemingly harmless oversights not only set children up for failure -- Regrouping is coming for you, Susie! -- but they … Continue reading Detail-Oriented