The Math House Workbook

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The Math House

About the Book

The Math House helps children learn how to add with regrouping by using the visual depiction of a house. Featuring real-life elements such as windows, a door, and an attic, numbers move and are expressed throughout the house. The strategies presented in the book builds on students’ prior knowledge and activates new knowledge by employing interactive learning, reasoning and engagement strategies.

About The Math House Book

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The Process

During my first year of teaching in 2005, I realized the students in my second grade class were not grasping the concept of addition with regrouping. They had difficulty determining with what column to start and where to place the number being carried. The strategy used in the teachers' manual was too abstract and hard for them to comprehend. So, I developed my own teaching strategy to help my students solve these problems easily. I called it "The Math House Approach."

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Book Excerpt

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Attorney Hugh Kyler Davis proudly displays The Math House Book. Please read an excerpt from the book. Enjoy!

The Author

Dr. Kylene Lebby Davis received a B.S in Biology from Claflin University.  She earned an M.Ed. (with a specialization in curriculum and instruction) from the University of Florida.  She graduated with both an Ed.S and an Ed.D. in educational administration from South Carolina State University.  In addition to serving on several district level curriculum committees, she has developed school wide benchmark assessments, co-authored district-level reports and has presented at several professional conferences throughout Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. She owns several education businesses.

About Dr. Kylene Lebby Davis, author of The Math House Book