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Description: A non-profit organization with a mission to build a sustainable math culture in elementary school communities. Based in Seattle, Washington, Explorations in Math (EIM) pursues goals such as "creating confidence and excitement for math in young children" through math clubs, monthly math challenge boards, family math nights, summer math camp, its in-school Mathematician in Residence teacher development program, and parent education/professional development. In particular, see the 12 Days of MathWays series of Christmas math activities, and the Math Matters Blog, led by Mathematician-in-Residence Dave Gardner. Dating back to April, 2011, blog posts have included "More Thinking About Thinking," "Math Story Time," "What We Mean by Sustainable Math Culture," "Lessons from Kaprekar," "Math Safety Nets," and "To drill? Or not to drill?" and "Why Homework?" and "'Sugar-Coating' Math?" and "There’s Only One Way to Solve a Problem??" and "'Allergic to Algebra?' Give me a Break!"'Allergic to Algebra?' Give me a Break!

Levels: Elementary
Languages: English
Resource Types: Organizations
Math Topics: Arithmetic/Early Math
Math Ed Topics: Psychological/Affective Issues, Workshops/Inservice/Training, Community Outreach

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