Developing Geometric Logic with MOOTB: Building with 3-D Shapes

1st December, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Lesson Submitted by Shannon Graham Engage: allows students to make connections between past and present learning experiences and also provides a natural pre-assessment for both the teacher and the student.  (Lowery, 1998; Wolfe, 2001). Investigate: implies that understanding cannot be imposed on the learner, but instead is developed progressively by the learner, beginning with concrete and » Read More

S.T.E.M. in the 4 year old Kindergarten Classroom “Super Structures!”

26th October, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Submitted by East North Street Academy of Math and Science Shannon Graham Super Structures! My class recently completed an in-depth study of Structures.  Our integrated project included many activities in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Engineering.  We began our unit by researching structures using non-fiction books.  Then we went on a Structures walk around our » Read More

Third grade teachers share their experiences with Math Out of the Box

13th October, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Share your experiences with Math Out of the Box for Third Grade below. This grade level pack includes 5 Teacher’s guides to cover all of your math strands: Developing Algebraic Thinking: Plotting and Growing Developing Geometric Logic: Shapes and Paths Developing Measurement Benchmarks: Scales and Balances Developing Number Concepts: Ordering and Arranging Teachers, use this » Read More

Kindergarten teachers share their experiences with Math Out of the Box

10th September, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Share your experiences with Math out of the box for Kindergarten below. This grade level pack includes 5 Teacher’s guides to cover all of your math strands: Algebra and Data Analysis: Rhythm and Design Geometry: Towers and Trails Measurement: Over and Under Number Concepts and Probability: Like and Unlike         Teachers, use » Read More

My students love Geometry because of Math out of the Box®!

25th February, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 15 Comments

Not all inquiry is based in the science classroom.  My students have learned so much through a math program called Math Out of the Box®.  It is a K-5 inquiry based math curriculum filled with engaging, hands-on activities based on the latest research about how children learn.  I love how it has reading and writing » Read More