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Hands On Geometry

Published on February 22, 2012 By admin

Fourth graders have been really throwing themselves into geometry lately. Ask your 4th grader about the difference between congruent and similar. In this photo, they are learning about geometric movements called transformations. The girls here are practicing translation (sliding). Ask what the other two movements are. Geometry is definitely a hands-on topic. Since we group […]

Give Them a Foot…

Published on January 31, 2012 By admin

Fourth graders are all working on measurement in their math classes these days. But, since we regroup and switch classes for math, many of them travel down the hall to work with different teachers. Kids in Mr. Brown’s math class had a fun day today finding the linear measurement of everything in sight with either […]