Redesign well-known playground games, such as hopscotch, to connect physical movement with mathematics play. Postscript items are designed as rich grab-and-go resources that any teacher can quickly incorporate into his or her classroom repertoire with little effort and maximum impact.

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Contributor Notes

Ryan Higgins is an associate professor of early childhood and elementary education at Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina. She is interested in assessment in mathematics at all age levels and in teaching math with creative approaches.

John Byrd is in his first full year as a second-grade teacher at North Hartsville Elementary School in Hartsville.

Edited by Theodore Chao, chao.160@osu.edu, an assistant professor of mathematics education at The Ohio State University in Columbus

Imani Goffney, igoffney@umd.edu, who conducts research at the University of Maryland—College Park, where she is an assistant professor in mathematics education.

(Corresponding author is Chao chao.160@osu.edu)
(Corresponding author is Goffney igoffney@umd.edu)
Teaching Children Mathematics

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