Suki Glenn taught University of California, Irvine Farm Elementary School teacher of K - 2 grades for seven years. Mentor and consultant for the Farm School for seven years. Home school tutor for many years. Two years teaching math and astronomy at Village Elementary School in Fallbrook, California. Owner of Pattern Press which publishes elementary mathematics books. Susan taught in Chicago public schools, alternative schools, and Teacher Curriculum Work Centers, Susan taught math to children in kindergarten to sixth grades at The Farm School for fourteen years.
Hands-on, multi-sensory approaches, inquiry, and constructivist style of teaching. A child’s innate love of learning is encouraged through hands-on exploration, discovery, inventions, and the creation of models. These books are about how to think mathematically using a variety of approaches which encourage creativity and discovery of the beauty of numbers. Lessons have students build models, look for patterns, play games, make generalizations, verify and prove answers, and record discoveries in ways that make sense to them at their own individual pace. These books are a collection of lessons that will help parents, teachers, and students become better mathematicians.
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Suki Lueck Glenn BA, MA, and elementary teaching credential, California State University, Fullerton In the 1970’s she was part of the Teacher Corps program and continued her education by getting a masters and teaching credential in Library Science. Susan D Carpenter Antioch College BS, University of Chicago, MST Alysia Krafel BA Cal State Long Beach
One author, Alysia, co-founded Chrysalis Charter School in Redding, California and field tested these books for many years. She also home schooled her two daughters. Suki, Susan, and Alysia all taught at the UC Irvine Farm Elementary, a research and lab school, for many years. This math series is based on the innovative teaching philosophy learned at the Farm School.