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Join us at the Math & Movement Learning Center!

Find the workshops we offer at the Learning Center below. Please contact us for a schedule.

Location: DeWitt Mall Suites, first floor (one floor above Moosewood), 215 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

 

FUN WITH A MATH RUG  Ages: 5+

A fast-paced, fun program where students practice math concepts with a GIANT HUNDRED NUMBER GRID (in the form of a rug). The giant hundred grid offers a kinesthetic approach to learning the math concepts of one-to-one correspondence, addition and subtraction, counting money, making change from one dollar, adding and subtracting of two-digit numbers, skip counting, multiplication, division, odd and even numbers, squares, perimeter, area, factoring, composing and decomposing numbers. Differentiated activities will be provided for students.

 

MARVELOUS MULTIPLICATION BY SIXES    Ages: 7+

Students will use the Math & Movement program to learn and practice multiplication by sixes. The half-hour program encourages students to use their imagination and creativity to develop their own math-movements, jump on the Math & Movement floor mats and do some pen and paper practice. Students are encouraged to follow up with FREE online practice problems.

 

TELLING TIME IS TERRIFIC Ages: 6+

A fast-paced, fun, movement-infused, enrichment program that includes the Clock floor mat. The class includes Math & Movement warm-up activities and enjoyable activities for understanding and practicing concepts of time and elapsed time.

 

FRACTIONS ARE FANTASTIC   Ages: 8+

A fast-paced, fun, movement-infused, enrichment program that allows students to play Twister-type games to quickly understand the relationships of fractions. Students will walk, jump or crawl on the giant Equivalent Fraction floor mat and the Fraction Walk floor mats. The half-hour program includes Math & Movement warm-up activities, enjoyable activities for understanding and practicing fractions and a small amount of written practice of fractions. The Math & Movement Fractions are Fantastic program allows students to practice and learn fraction concepts using visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning modalities.

 

MARVELOUS MULTIPLICATION

Your child will enjoy the process of learning multiplication by utilizing the Math & Movement active learning model. This class offers students the opportunity to use their imagination and creativity to develop their own math-movements and learn multiplication by jumping on our most popular floor mats, Skip Counting floor mats for 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 6’s, 7’s 8’s and 9’s! Pre- and post-testing is included to demonstrate how quickly your child learns! This class is fast-paced and fun!

 

ADDITION IS AWESOME

A fast-paced, fun, movement-infused class for students to practice addition skills. The class includes Math & Movement warm-up activities and enjoyable activities for understanding and practicing one-to-one correspondence and addition. Pre- and post-testing is included to demonstrate how quickly your child learns. The Numberline 1-20 floor mat and the Math & Movement Hundred Number Grid Classroom Rug will be used to help your child practice and learn addition concepts using visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning modalities.

 

SUPER FUN SUBTRACTION

A fast-paced, fun, movement-infused class for students to practice subtraction skills. The class includes Math & Movement warm-up activities and enjoyable activities for understanding and practicing counting backward, one-to-one correspondence, and subtraction. Pre- and post-testing is included to demonstrate how quickly your child learns. The Numberline 1-20 floor mat and the Math & Movement Hundred Number Grid Classroom Rug will be used to help your child practice and learn subtraction concepts using visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning modalities.

 

PLACE VALUE IS PERFECT

Learning place value offers challenges for many students and limits progress in mathematics. This class allows students to use the Place Value Hop floor mat to develop a concrete understanding of place value. The class includes enjoyable Math & Movement warm-up activities, activities for understanding and practicing place value concepts, and pre- and post-testing to demonstrate how quickly a student learns when engaging in the active learning model.

 

FACTORING IS FUN

A fast-paced, fun, movement-infused, enrichment class that includes the Factor Fun floor mat. The class includes Math & Movement warm-up activities, enjoyable activities for understanding and practicing factors, and pre- and post-testing to demonstrate student growth.

 

LET’S GO LITERACY

A fast-paced, fun, movement-infused class to help a student improve reading fluency. Students jump on the Word Hop floor mats —floor mats printed with high-frequency words (based on Dolch). There are 29 sight word hop floor mats. The class includes Math & Movement warm-up activities and enjoyable activities for learning sight words. Pre- and post-testing is included for students to see how quickly they are learning!

 

MENTAL MATH IS MARVELOUS

Power up for maximum academic achievement! Learn about your amazing brain and strategies to increase brain power. This class will increase your mental math skills and brain power. Enhanced brain power will fire up your learning in all classroom settings and throughout your career. These classes will be fast paced and fun. Students will use enjoyable floor mats for the kinesthetic practice of math concepts. Other topics include exploring ideas for math-a-thons and community service projects.

 

OODLES OF ALGEBRA

Learn the Oodles of Algebra unique approach for practicing addition, subtraction, and multiplication and understanding algebraic symbol manipulation. This class is fast-paced and fun! Whether you are a pro at algebra or not, learning the Oodles technique will boost your mental math skill!

 

PLACE VALUE IS POWERFUL Grades 5+

This workshop offers an enjoyable combination of place value, decimals, and algebra. The activities will deepen your understanding of decimals and boost numeracy.

 

GRAPHING ON A GIANT GRID

All math concepts involving the Cartesian coordinates are easy to understand with the giant Cartesian coordinate grid. This is a fast-paced and fun workshop that will provide you with muscle memory for key math topics including graphing and finding slopes.

 

I LOVE TO CANCEL 3’S

The I Love to Cancel approach offers a unique blend of practicing multiplication and division by 3’s and the fun of canceling variables. This class is fun, fast-paced, and full of movement! Learn strategies for infusing exercise into your studying in order to maximize your brain power. The workshop is based on Suzy Koontz’s new book, I Love to Cancel.

 

I LOVE TO CANCEL 4’S

The workshop builds on I Love to Cancel 3’s and offers a unique blend of practicing multiplication and division by 4’s and the fun of canceling variables. This class is fun, fast-paced, and full of movement! Learn more strategies for infusing exercise into your studying in order to maximize your brain power.

 

I LOVE TO CANCEL 6’S AND 7’S

The workshop offers a unique blend of practicing multiplication and division by 6’s and 7’s and the fun of canceling variables. This class is fun, fast-paced, and full of movement! Learn more strategies for infusing exercise into your studying in order to maximize your brain power.

 

I LOVE TO CANCEL 8’S AND 9’S

The workshop offers a unique blend of practicing multiplication and division by 8’s and 9’s and the fun of canceling variables. This class is fun, fast-paced, and full of movement! Learn more strategies for infusing exercise into your studying in order to maximize your brain power and build retention.

 

THE UNIT CIRCLE/ TRIG COMES TO LIFE

Did you ever wonder how the unit circle evolved? Do you know the connection between Cartesian coordinates and the unit circle? In this fast-paced and fun workshop, you will gain an understanding of the evolution of the unit circle, how to quickly find the sign of trig functions in all four quadrants, and how to find trig functions for special triangles. If you are new to trig or have studied it previously, you are sure to have fun learning these techniques.