What a week! I’ve been in Las Vegas since Monday for the SDE National Conference on Singapore Math Strategies and the Teachers Pay Teachers conference. So much good learning that you’ll hear more about in the coming days. In the meantime, here are this week’s shares. From the Blogosphere… Do you have students who rush […]
This post is an update to a post I wrote last year. I have found this version of the DIY rekenrek to be not only easier to make, but also more kid-friendly. Rekenrek translates loosely to calculation rack or arithmetic rack, and it was designed by a Dutch mathematician. The rekenrek is a great visual […]
I’m always on the look-out for quality technology resources for math, so when I got an email about the Professor Garfield website with its interactive rekenrek, I had to check it out. The website is a partnership between PAWS (the global headquarters for Garfield the Cat), Ball State University, and other top-notch partners. It’s visually appealing and you […]
This post has been updated. Click here for the new instructions for making DIY rekenrenks.