If I Had A Hammer

Fifth graders are learning to use their math skills with hammers and drills, as part of a national applied mathematics program “If I Had a Hammer” At Lansdowne Elementary School in Lexington, Kentucky, students built a one room frame house inside the gym....

Kids Raise Money for PTO with Math-A-Thon

Spring fundraising and education go together when kids raise money for their PTO with a Math-A-Thon.  At Laurel Valley Elementary, $2718 was raised through a fundraiser during which elementary school students From Kindergarten through fifth grade completed math...

Kids Thinking Their Way to Pizza

The possibility of kids thinking their way to pizza must be a popular fantasy among elementary school children everywhere.  But through using a web based program called Think Through Math, students can think their way through problems, and their clever teacher rewards...

Math Carnival Makes Problem Solving Fun

Wrapping up their lessons two days before spring break, these students discovered that the school Math Carnival makes problem solving fun and adventurous. By involving students, teachers, and parent volunteers, the school is alive with creative thinking and an...