Series: About Early Math

The Math in Blocks

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Jennifer McCray, director of the Early Math Collaborative, provides a play-by-play narration as a pre-k teacher leads her students through a tower building exercise with blocks. McCray provides insights into the complexity and impact of this seemingly simple activity.

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Big Idea

Spatial relationships can be visualized and manipulated mentally. More

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Common Core Alignment

Geometry More

Foundational Math Concepts

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    Xiomara Castro

    March 16, 2016 at 4:32pm

    i think the resources they giving to us are excellent, to use with the children , to teach them math and shapes spational .

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    Xiomara castro

    March 16, 2016 at 4:37pm

    I thin the resources about whys, whats and hows are excellent methods that the children can learn shapes.

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    Mary Grady

    March 19, 2016 at 6:39pm

    I think all of the resources about the methods that children learn spatial gives great edeals for teachers to use in their classroom.

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    Brenda Burnett

    September 22, 2016 at 12:38pm

    excellent collection of resources for teachers to use with their children

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    Ana

    January 17, 2017 at 6:54pm

    very good resource, to practice with children to teaching about geometry.
    Thanks for share all this materials.

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    Jeaneice Morrow

    September 28, 2017 at 10:12am

    I like the resources for teacher to use in the classroom with their children

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