It has been several days since I came back from the incredible Atlanta Science Festival, and I am still savoring the experience. The magnitude of the event is best conveyed by this graphic: I had the honor of being part of the booth hosted by Mathhappens Foundation, which has been “putting the M in STEM…

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# Category: Elementary School Math

## Guest Blog by Mariana Levin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics at Western Michigan U.

Meet Dr. Mariana Levin, Associate Professor of Mathematics, specializing in Mathematics Education, in the Department of Mathematics at Western Michigan University! Her research program in mathematical cognition centers around understanding and supporting K-16 students’ productive disciplinary engagement – broadly working towards an understanding of “What makes mathematics learning experiences meaningful to students?” and “How can…

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## Geometiles in a Children’s Museum in Minnesota

As an educator passionate about fostering mathematical curiosity and discovery, I cherish moments when learning becomes a vibrant, interactive journey. Recently, that moment unfolded at the Southern Minnesota Children’s Museum in partnership with MathHappens, an organization which made math a regular, and exciting, part of weekend programming. Featured on KEYC News, the weekend event showcased…

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## Geometiles on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Kids Edition

We are thrilled to see how Bridges to Science’s learners are engaging with Geometiles to explore math, as showcased in this report on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt: Kids Edition. In the first image, the ball-like object in front of the boys is a rhombicosidodecahedron. It is one of the Archimedean Solids, built with…

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