Bridges Blog Archive for October 2016

What Do You Notice?

I was recently at a Getting Started workshop where the leader brought up the base-ten area pieces on the document camera. She asked the teachers seated in the audience, “What do you notice?” 

 

 

 


Bridges First Edition to Be Retired in 2018

The second edition of Bridges and Number Corner launched in 2013, and since then The Math Learning Center has continued to offer materials and support for first edition users. We will continue to produce kits upon request through December 31, 2018, after which we will consider the product line retired.


Polydron Power!

Portland Public School kindergarten teacher Nicki Eybel recently sent us a great question:

My kindergarten students LOVE Polydron sets. They seem like a fairly "limited" material. The students make boxes and fill them with...well, lots. Then they build pyramid roofs and that's all. Do you have any suggestions to scaffold Polydron learning at this time of year? Or, are we on the "right track" in Room 12?