Books can be used to help teach multiple concepts for several different age groups, depending on what your child needs. To show this adaptability of books, several teachers from around the country share how they use Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes in their own classrooms to support learners of different ages.
Making good choices about children’s literature is key to the value of incorporating stories into mathematics learning. An appropriate story can be used to support the introduction or further development of a concept, to outline a problem to be solved, and/or to consolidate learning. This is because a problem-solving context is much more convincing when […]
Children love stories. Parents and teachers can take advantage of this by using literature as a vehicle for teaching math and consolidating understanding. Children’s literature can highlight concepts, act as a springboard to new math learning, stimulate discussion, or provide alternate explanations of a concept. It can make mathematical concepts more accessible, as it puts […]
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