As if LEGOs weren’t enough of an awesome childhood toy, one teacher has found another excellent educational/developmental use for this super-toy – as a math education aid! Alycia Zimmerman, a 3rd-grade teacher in New York, uses them to explain fractions, squares, and other mathematical concepts.
“In the classroom, the tiny bricks are now my favorite possibility-packed math manipulative,” she writes in an article for Scholastic that goes more into depth about these bricks’ potential uses.
More info: Scholastic | (H/T)
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