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Lessons with Laurie: How Do You Model 6-Foot Social Distancing

How are businesses using math to model the 6-foot social distancing recommendation? In this lesson, learn about how area and...


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Lessons with Laurie: The Joy and Curiosity of Soap Bubbles

Everyone loves blowing soap bubbles. There is math and science involved, along with real joy and curiosity which should be a...


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Lessons with Laurie: Where's the Math in Board Games?

Dominoes, Yahtzee, darts, and many board games provide a natural environment to develop and use mathematics. In this lesson,...


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Understanding the Value of Teachers and the Teaching Profession

When it comes to connecting with children, teachers are the experts. It's more important now than ever to place value on...


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Lessons with Laurie: What Can You Measure?

Can two glasses have the same height but different capacities? Line plots can be used to tell a story about the heights and...


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Lessons with Laurie: What Did You Do Today?

Picture graphs and bar graphs can be used to tell a story about what you did today. Learn about sorting and displaying...


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Lessons with Laurie: Place Value

Place value is a BIG concept typically introduced in Grade 1, yet it is a concept not fully understood by many middle and high...


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Lessons with Laurie: How Do You Know?

This lesson explores the importance of asking “How do you know?” or similar questions when children are doing math. Asking...


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