Multisensory Math

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How to find the surface area of a rectangular prism plus NCTM

How to find the surface area of a rectangular prism plus NCTM

How do we find the surface area of a 3-dimensional object? What is the surface area of a rectangular prism? In less than 12 minutes, Amy teleports us to the 3-dimensional world of surface area of rectangular prisms! Along with this, she illuminates an incredible tool from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

Four Steps to healing academic wounding that every parent should know

Four Steps to healing academic wounding that every parent should know

Out of the corner of my eye, I could see her tiny frame shrinking. She looked down and twirled her pencil in both hands, downcast. I witnessed the residual impact of academic wounding. Two weeks later, I saw her writing happily in her math journal in the corner of my eye. Her face was soft and relaxed. What made the difference? What is academic wounding? What are the four paths to healing?

The Multisensory way to add fractions in less than 9 minutes

The Multisensory way to add fractions in less than 9 minutes

Have you ever found it challenging to find common ground? Yet, who appears to be different, at first glance, may have some underlying commonality! In today’s 9-minute math lesson, we clearly explain the importance of common denominators and common ground as we add fractions! This video is teeming with concise, palatable, and usable math language.

It’s good to be undone: factoring polynomials in 3 easy steps

It’s good to be undone: factoring polynomials in 3 easy steps

That moment when your hard work has been undone. You know it. But are there any benefits to untying? Today’s math video on Factoring Polynomials draws from the wellsprings of coding, scaffolding, success-building, and momentum to undo the confusion around polynomials!

How to be manipulative: 10 TOOLS (math manipulatives) every math student needs

How often are our children’s hands engaged with math manipulatives? Could the absence or underuse of great math tools be hindering our students? We at Made for math are descendants of Sagacious Multisensory Math Pioneers. One of which is Marilyn Zecher, who says, “when the hands are engaged, so is the attention.” In the spirit of the hands-on learning that connects with our kids, we’ve created a Top-10 list of math tools that we love!

The POWER of multisensory math intervention in only 3 minutes!

The POWER of multisensory math intervention in only 3 minutes!

What happens when an 8th grader performing at the 4th grade level in mathematics meets Made for Math? And then let’s say that same 8th grader moves from homeschool to public school and complicating the transition is this young man being dropped in a math class far above his level? See the power of multisensory math intervention in this 3-minute video by Adrianne Meldrum, founder, and CEO!