Studies suggest that growth mindsets counter the fight-or-flight response, helping us to view social problems as challenges. This helps us to adapt, change, and grow—the chief characteristics of resilience. When we promote the belief that people truly have the potential to change, we free up ourselves and others to actually do that. Overall, fostering a growth mindset in a child’s early years are critical.
Do you think you are a kinesthetic learner? Are you an educator who is trying to learn more about your students’ learning styles? Keep reading to learn more about common characteristics of kinesthetic learners.
All of these math activities offer children a chance to get outdoors and have fun while practicing their math skills. Parents, teachers, and camp counselors can use an outdoor summer math activity to keep kids engaged and learning. Overall, be sure to celebrate a child’s success and HAVE FUN! 🙂
The end of the school year is a time that allows for fun end of the year math activities children of all ages love! As you prepare to honor your student’s success’ and send them on their way, make sure to integrate these end of the year activities for fun and engaging lessons.
There are many different ways to promote social and emotional learning through math and it can be done with children of all ages. Adequate social and emotional development is important because it helps children build confidence, understand their own strengths and weaknesses, collaborate with others, navigate social situations, develop strong relationships, and make better decisions. All of these skills are vital for the social and emotional needs of children and for a successful adulthood.
Amy Egan’s third grade classroom at Eagle Creek Elementary was awarded funding to participate in a Moving & Learning Classrooms Program. This program provided Ms. Egan with training, materials, and virtual intervention sessions.
Learn about Davidson Elementary’s successful Math & Movement project!
Inspire your students with five stories of women in math whose contributions really add up!
Celebrating the Black mathematicians who have greatly impacted our nation and the future of mathematics.
In 2020, our founder, Suzy Koontz, read a lot of books. Here’s a roundup of a few of her favorites to kickstart the year.