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LEGO Can Be Used To Explain Math, And This Teacher Uses It To Teach Schoolchildren

Published 3 years ago

LEGO is great both for ambitious projects and lazy jokes about foot injury. But one insidious teacher is using it to teach math. Determined to pester the children with calculus, Alycia Zimmerman uses these tiny plastic blocks to explain fractions, adding and subtracting, dividing, and things like median and range.

If you want to see another teacher who wants to inspire children, you can see his chalkboard drawings here. And if you want more school art fun, Japan had a blackboard art competition you can see here.

More info: scholastic.com (h/t: designyoutrust)

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Alycia Zimmerman is a teacher who want to teach math with Lego.

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Here’s a sample diagram!

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She also uses it to explain fractions.

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And here Zimmerman gives four examples of the factors of 48.

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Square numbers explained using plastic rectangles.

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Zimmerman also used Lego in explanations of mean, median, mode, and range!

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Martynas Klimas

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Alycia Zimmerman, calculus, children, education, fractions, lego, Lego math, math, school, simple math, subtraction
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