Making Math Fun through Movement explores how to integrate math content with movement.
With more than sixty math movement games for reinforcing math skills, the guide is an essential resource for teachers, parents, daycare providers, and anyone who wants to help children get healthy and smart. Learn how to:
encourage children to be physically fit while having fun;
emphasize the importance of maintaining optimal health;
enhance and support the ability of children to learn math;
integrate physical activity throughout a math curriculum.
The author, a former physical education teacher and now a principal who continues to see inactive and overweight children year after year, explores how standard education ties into a lack of physical activity for many children.
He also highlights how instead of giving children with disabilities drugs to help them learn and behave, it can be more effective to incorporate physical movement into lessons. He also provides actual lesson plans that involve physical activitiy to meet Common Core standards.
Make learning fun and help children gain an appreciation for physical fitness with the lessons, exercises, and activities in this guide.