Series: Adult Learning

Math-Related Greeting Builds Safe Learning Community

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Our Learning Labs open with greetings that serve the dual purpose of building a safe learning community while introducing a math topic in a fun, accessible way. Here, adults directly compare the lengths of paper strips as they mingle around the classroom to find an exact match. This greeting gets everyone thinking about how measurement involves comparison and how often we use measurement thinking in our daily lives. Mixing up the participants and meeting new people helps ensure that everyone feels included and all voices are heard.

Adult learning videos are portions of Learning Labs designed to engage adults in a meaningful way. They are not activities designed for young children. Learn more about our Whole Teacher Approach and Learning Labs.