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Read a little story about a great day presenting at TEDxBloomington!
Watch a new video about Math in Your Feet and evaluating success in a moving classroom!
And, the Tape Chronicles Project is up and running! Take a look and submit your own examples of tape as the ultimate creative, hands-on, learning and making material!
Jump Right In!
Percussive dance is the platform for a robust choreographic inquiry into mathematical thinking, practices and topics for elementary students and their teachers.
You can read more about the development of Math in Your Feet, including the process of integrating math and percussive dance here.
"My class and I absolutely loved the residency. The students and I learned so much about math and dance...I appreciated her manner with the students as well as her deep thinking about making real connections to math." - 4th Grade Teacher
"[All my] students were able to grasp so many different math concepts and a large variety of math vocabulary, while dancing, in a very short amount of time." - 4th Grade Teacher
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.
"My experience in this program will be a very large memory in my life."
- 5th Grader
"MIYF really helped me with geometry. I understand all the flips and turns as well as symmetry so much better." - 5th Grader
"I didn't like math, and I still don't, but I might like it more." - 5th Grader
"Malke was phenomenal. I’m very excited to take this workshop and use it in my classroom."
"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
"I wanted to let you know that Math in Your Feet is in full force in the fifth grade at Weston. The kids LOVE it!!! Thank you so much for introducing this to us."
- Elementary Teacher
"For me as a teacher, one of the most valuable aspects of this program was watching the children learn in a completely different approach." - 4th Grade Teacher
Watch Math in Your Feet in Action!