This website is aimed at adults
who are planning to teach young children,
or to just learn what they may have missed in their own school days.
1960, taught grades 4-7 (ages 9-12) for six years, changed to K-3 (ages
about 1967, taught 7
Kindergarten, remainder in Grades 1-3, retired in 1995
and started what you see
a hobby. He has a B.Ed.(Elem), and M.Ed. (Early Childhood Education).
on any below to start
using the main
parts of this website:
of regular classes, special
homeschooling their children have all used
the ideas found here.
As well, teachers in
universities and colleges have used this site with their
These ideas can also be used for younger and older children where it
like to think in terms
of what they know. Most know and love
believe I did
best when I taught math as a
respects it is just like a game. There
are definitions to learn and rules to follow.
well you do depends on knowing definitions, rules, and the many
facts that make one quicker at the game.
many games, speed is important, but second to accuracy."
Four booklets were first offered
by mail at a cost meant to cover printing and mailing :
Gordon's Games, Simple Math, Not So Simple Math,
and Not Just Math.
Then they were added for free to this site, and finally added
in .pdf format for downloading to your computer.
Most recently I have added a HELP
section where I offer adults very basic
help in understanding important learning young children must master.
(I am still learning myself, and trying to improve this site.)
S I T E
C H O I C E S
this website and
speed up return visits for those
booklets: A short description of, and link to, the contents of
Not So Simple Math,
Not Just Math.
many key concepts needed
to teach math or arithmetic to young children (or even adults).
DOWNLOADING. ALL THE BOOKLETS,
PLUS EXAMPLES, WORKSHEETS
THEM. AS WELL AS THE MANY SECTIONS UNDER HELP,
SEE HERE FOR
GIVING PRINTED COPIES TO OTHERS.
to other good sites, and pages of links, plus a
NEW page of useful links to
might help you.
questions, suggestions, or comments,
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to foil programs which gather
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