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Teacher Uses LEGOs To Explain Math To Schoolchildren
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Teacher Uses LEGOs To Explain Math To Schoolchildren

As if LEGOs weren’t enough of an awesome childhood toy, one teacher has found another awesome educational/developmental use for this super-toy – as a math education aid! Alycia Zimmerman, a 3rd-grade teacher in New York, uses them to explain fractions, squares and other mathematical concepts.

“In the classroom, the tiny bricks are now my favorite possibility-packed math manipulative,” she writes in an article for Scholastic that goes more into depth about these bricks’ potential uses.

More info: scholastic.com (h/t: designyoutrust)

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PriyankaJatan
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Ha! That's a really smart and creative way to teach a child! Why didn't they teach us like that?!

Atsoc Abmassam
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They die. A Abakus ist exactly that But without advertising shit

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Mary Bivens
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Not to argue the point, but no S for the Lego company name but yes for the pieces.

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Benjamin Knight
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Lego. Or Lego bricks. Not LEGOs. Just ask the company itself.

Isabella Seda
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hmmm it’s very much LEGOs... You see a parking lot full of one brand of car you say “it’s full of Chevys” not “it’s full of Chevy” you go to footlocker and you see a wall of one brand of shoes you you said “Jordan’s” or “adidas” Because you know that’s how the English language works. So you have a pile of LEGO bricks on the floor you say it’s a pile of LEGOs....

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PriyankaJatan
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Ha! That's a really smart and creative way to teach a child! Why didn't they teach us like that?!

Atsoc Abmassam
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They die. A Abakus ist exactly that But without advertising shit

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Mary Bivens
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Not to argue the point, but no S for the Lego company name but yes for the pieces.

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Benjamin Knight
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Lego. Or Lego bricks. Not LEGOs. Just ask the company itself.

Isabella Seda
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hmmm it’s very much LEGOs... You see a parking lot full of one brand of car you say “it’s full of Chevys” not “it’s full of Chevy” you go to footlocker and you see a wall of one brand of shoes you you said “Jordan’s” or “adidas” Because you know that’s how the English language works. So you have a pile of LEGO bricks on the floor you say it’s a pile of LEGOs....

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