The Du Bois Project of Oberlin has been saying for years that children learn better when they are active. This article in the New York Times references research showing that children learn more if they are given frequent opportunities to be active during the school day.
The DuBois Project is proud to be featured in the Oberlin News Tribune again this week. Thank you for the great photos of the Math Fair and Celebration and for coming out to see families ‘take a trip around the world’ with math. Read about the fifth annual math fair in the Oberlin News Tribune
The Chronicle Telegram covered us on Wednesday January 25th, 2017
How cool is it that Oberlin school children are participating in similar games with the goal of making math fun as children at Bendemeer Primary School in Singapore as shown in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp2nqf4A-XE? It’s very cool because in the last 6 offerings of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) (an international
When the mathletes arrived at Math Soccer Camp, they noticed the t-shirts worn by the coaches and assistant coaches. Was it their uniform? It certainly made it easy to identify them! There was much excitement when the mathletes received their own shirts toward the end of the week! It’s a little thing that went a
The Du Bois Project invites you and your family to the 4th Annual Math Fair and Celebration Thursday, April 28, 2016 6-7:30 pm Prospect Elementary School Travel agents will supply you with a passport that will allow you to travel around the World sharing your favorite Fraction Club games with your family. You’ll even explore
Gretchen Reynolds at the New York Times has written yet another article on how being active helps people, in this case, young children learn. In “Put the Physical in Education” she talks about an experiment in which forty children aged 8 to 10 were tested under two conditions: after having sat still for 20 minutes
Elizabeth Green – Why do Americans Stink at Math?