Creative 3rd Grade Teacher Uses LEGO To Explain Math To Students

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Not merely is LEGO an awesome toy ( for children and adults alike ), but it seems it has another employ we’ve all been overlook: it’s a brilliant educational toy to explain mathematical theories like fractions and squares.


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LEGOs mathematical might is used by 3rd-grade educator Alycia Zimmerman, who says that LEGO is an excellent developmental tool to use in the classroom.


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The New York teacher mentions on Scholastic:” Fractions always seem to trip up my students. The only route to combat fraction-mayhem is to provide students with a LOT of opportunities to experience fractions with tangible objects .”


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She asks other educators,” Find some LEGO bricks in a storage wardrobe or basement, and take some time exploring how they run. Count the stud, explore the dimensions, build some towers. And I guarantee, you’ll now be thinking …; MATH !”

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” You’ll undoubtedly find mathematical inspiration in a heap of LEGO bricks .”

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“In the classroom, the tiny bricks are now my favorite possibility-packed math manipulative.”


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