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Percussive dance is the platform for a robust choreographic inquiry into mathematical thinking, practices and topics for elementary students and their teachers. In Math in Your Feet students choreograph their own percussive patterns learning and using mathematics at the same time. READ MORE
COMING RIGHT UP: Day-long educator workshop at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI campus, October 14, 2015. MORE INFO
Meaning in the Making: Embodied Mathematics in the Classroom will be published by Heinemann in 2016. READ MORE
Read an interview with Malke over at Bedtime Math!
Featured on the Flowing Data website!
Tales of Malke's adventures at Twitter Math Camp 2014 (presenting to and learning from the math teachers) can be found in a series of blog posts.
Check out Malke's NEW WEBSITE which includes three new professional learning workshops, including an option to support you in creating your own math and movement/dance activities!
Teachers Can Too!
Teachers can learn to teach Math in Your Feet! Using an original educational tool that breaks down percussive dance into its elements, teachers explore movement- and rhythm-based lessons that help strengthen their students' understanding of mathematical thinking, practices and topics. READ MORE
What teachers Say...
"Malke was a dynamic teacher, demonstrating useful formative assessment and constructive feedback, and leading conversations that helped build content and connections as well as the classroom community." -Dr. John Golden Associate Professor of Mathematics Grand Valley State University
"Your programming is incredible.You have such a gift for engaging students and creating space for them to gain confidence in their own creative choices." -Education Director, The Carnegie Center for the Arts, Covington, KY
"Malke was phenomenal. I’m very excited to take this workshop and use it in my classroom." -Elementary Teacher
"Malke did a wonderful job combining concepts, math vocabulary, and practical ideas for using it in the classroom." -Elementary Teacher
"The three hours flew by." -Elementary Teacher