LEGO’s that teach Students Math (10 Pics)

3rd grade teacher Alycia Zimmerman has come up with a creative way to use LEGOs to teach math. In an article for Scholastic she writes, “LEGO bricks are awesome for part-part-total explorations! As with other popular part-part-total math manipulatives such as dominoes or dice, these bricks have clearly marked chits (on LEGO we call them studs) for students to count. The studs are often grouped in twos, which facilitate counting by twos rather than counting the studs individually. With practice, students will recognize arrangements of studs, and will not need to count them at all (subitizing).”

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