This fun children’s book is perfect for your home or school library!
Includes a Math & Movement Lesson Plan for 2nd Grade Math at the end of the book (Lesson Topic: Operations and Algebraic Thinking – Even and Odd Numbers)
About the Author:
Suzy Koontz is an educational consultant, an actuary, a former math teacher,
the founder of Learn Thru Movement, Inc., the Math & Movement program and
the author of numerous books. Math & Movement is a kinesthetic,
multi-sensory approach to teaching math that incorporates physical exercise,
stretching, cross-body movements, and yoga. The program uses visually
pleasing floor mats that allow children to practice basic skills while using
visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning modalities.
The goal of the Math & Movement program is to lead students through a series
of movement-based learning exercises that result in mathematical competency
and confidence! Suzy is also the founder and director of the National Math
Foundation, a non-profit whose mission is to enhance basic math and literacy
skills and increase wellness in students and teachers.
Suzy’s work has been featured in television, radio and print. She is a
national speaker at schools, conferences, and PTA/O events. Suzy lives in
Ithaca, NY with her husband and 4 daughters.