Math Walks: Learning Math and Exploring Your Neighborhood
Learning about math and going for a quarantine-safe walk in your own neighborhood sounds lovely. Math Walks, created by secondary math teacher Traci Jackson, provides a model for just that. Here’s more from Blog on Math Blogs:
Math Walks is a blog created by secondary math teacher Traci Jackson. It started on March 27th to encourage math discussion on neighborhood walks during the quarantine. I was so excited to find this blog that brings such a playful atmosphere to learning math. Inspired by a mom and her kids doing a PE class on a walk, she was inspired to find a way to bring math to daily walks!
“If I could leave a little bit of math on daily walks, I could not only give parents a way to incorporate some math, but maybe I could try and change math into curiosity, wonder and problem solving, even just a little.” – Traci Jackson, in the About section
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