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Rick Ludeman

The Number Rack, or Rekenrek, was designed to support the natural mathematical development of children and specifically to help them generate a variety of addition and subtraction strategies.

Our free activity book, Using the Rekenrek as a Visual Model for Strategic Reasoning in

Rick Ludeman

The Math Learning Center announces the second edition of Bridges in Mathematics K-5 . Written specifically for the Common Core State Standards, the new edition includes several new visual models such as the Number Line and the Number Rack (also known as the Rekenrek). 

Rick Ludeman

The Math and the Mind's Eye series has been correlated to the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Content. In addition to an overall map of how the series meets CCSSM, a correlations document was created for each of the 14 units.

"Math and the Mind's Eye

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MLC collaborated with the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators  (AMTE) to establish a scholarship fund for elementary math specialists. 

"There is a growing consensus regarding the importance of math specialist at the

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Alcoa Elementary triples advanced, proficient students

Excerpts from an article by Matthew Stewart of the Daily Times

Alcoa Elementary School is producing academic gains, tripling last school year’s number of students who scored proficient and advanced on state tests.

Fifty Alcoa elementary-schoolers scored proficient

Rick Ludeman

MLC is pleased to announce the release of our Geoboard App, available at no charge from the iApps Store in iTunes and as a free web application.

"This is the second application in what will eventually be a full series of virtual manipulatives, all of which will retain the open-ended nature of

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MLC announces the continuation of our Number Corner and Math and the Mind's Eye donation programs.

"Over the years we have benefited tremedously from educators sharing their suggestions and comments, and talking to their colleagues about our offerings.  Our donation

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