Building To Teach has developed a series of hands-on math projects and
teaching materials that we make available to our Instructional Groups
and trained volunteers. Below is a small sample of some of the math
teaching exercises and videos we use in the program.
Paper & Pencil Exercises: Magic Circle - This hands-on math exercise teaches fractions, decimals, degrees and geometry. Introduces trigonometry and algebra. Magic Ruler-This short video teaches how to convert, add and subtract the fractions on a ruler.
Bevin's Skiff - Bevin's Skiff is a 12' flat bottomed skiff that can be rowed or sailed.
Over a thousand have been built around the world.
The Bevin's Skiff was specifically designed to be a teaching tool, and has clear plans and instructions, lesson plans.