ABOUT THIS CLASS:
Learning to speak “fractionize” is the first of many activities in the sessions of these action filled fraction classes. Through the use of pattern blocks and polyhedral fraction dice, the participants will play the fractional candy game and learn about fractions in a fun and creative manner. In these classes, the students will learn how to decompose fractions to mentally add and subtract fractions without the use of paper and pencil. Multiplication and division of fractions can also be understood using the fun candy game. Be prepared to have fun in these classes.
DURATION: June 29 - July 3, 2020
MEETS: 60 minutes per day/5 days
TIME: 12-1pm Pacific (find your local time here)
RECOMMENDED AGES: 10 and up
REQUIRED SUPPLIES: Pattern Blocks, Dice, and Game Sheets
COST: $150 for 5-class series
CANCELLATION POLICY: Classes are fully refundable until 24 hours after the first meeting.
Known simply as Ms. Math to children across the country, Dr. Rachel McAnallen has devoted her life to sharing the joy and beauty of mathematics with learners of all ages. A professional educator for more than 60 years, she travels the globe teaching her subject at every grade level. Recently Rachel has co-authored with Carol Williams, children’s math books and teaching manuals that accompany the books. A life-long learner, Rachel approaches the world around her with a boundless curiosity and a playful sense of humor that is reflected in her teaching style. She believes that mathematics is a language to be spoken, a music to be heard, an art to be seen, and a dance to be performed.
Ready to become a fraction master and have fun at the same time? Join Action Fractions, where your child will gain confidence with numerical interactions through creative games with an experienced teacher of bright and quirky kids.
INSTRUCTOR: Rachel McAnallen, PhD