What I learned from baseball about making learning fun

…”How can we encourage kids in a difficult task like math without doing so in a way they’ll come to resent? I found an answer in something my 8-year-old son, C. J., likes even better than math: baseball. Baseball is a game. And math, for kids, is a game, too. Everything for them is a game. That’s the great thing about being a kid.

What does it mean to coach math instead of teaching it?”  Read on…

Excerpts taken from the Opinion Page of the New York Times article,
“Don’t Teach Math, Coach It” – By Jordan Ellenberg – July 24, 2014

Leadership Advancing Character and Culture in Schools (LACCS) 2014-15Kick-off dates : August 6-7, 2014
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