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Learning Connections Succeeding at Math

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Motivating students to want to learn math is a challenge many teachers face on a daily basis. As a teacher for a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for at-risk children, I am challenged to instruct those students deemed unreachable. Integrating…

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Learning Connections Mathcasts: Show-and-Tell Math Concepts

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Ten-year old Jessica perfects her fraction model while Ben gets ready to solve a geometry problem. Down the hall, excited third graders draw base-10 blocks to demonstrate place value. Today is mathcast day, and students can’t wait to share their thoughts about math and…

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Learning Connections Game Play Is Important for Learning

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How can you engage students and trick them into learning math? We did it using an instructional video game called DimensionM by Tabula Digita.

It’s no secret that kids love games. Today’s popular titles, such as World of Warcraft, Halo 3…

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