I would have been on board with a more visual math in school for sure...
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I think it is super important to connect to the population who is not naturally drawn to math using different tools. I've devoted the last decade trying to catch children (all children) early by creating Arithmetic Village. http://arithmeticvillage.com/ I hope I am doing my little bit to help eliminate math anxiety.
Yes, your stuff has always looked super cool (I have not worked with little ones for a while) but I totally agree! Thanks for taking time to share with everyone!