Grandfather Tang's Story is a wonderful book that tells the story of an old man who makes different animals out of paper that are created with tangramGrandfather Tang's Story is a wonderful book that tells the story of an old man who makes different animals out of paper that are created with tangram shapes. I would use this book to teach students about geometry and tangrams. I would have students use the book to make the tangrams they see for themselves using tangram shapes. This book could be used for students in grades 1st-3rd. ...more

The Greedy Triangle is a cute book that can be used to teach students about shapes and polygons. Students will be able to identify many different polyThe Greedy Triangle is a cute book that can be used to teach students about shapes and polygons. Students will be able to identify many different polygons and their angles and sides. This could be used in a lesson on geometric figures and have students explore these shapes using geo-boards. I would use this book for students in 1st-3rd grade. ...more

Eat Your Math Homework: Recipes for Hungry Minds by Ann McCallum is such an innovative book that can be used to teach students about many different maEat Your Math Homework: Recipes for Hungry Minds by Ann McCallum is such an innovative book that can be used to teach students about many different math concepts. It can be used to teach students about how to do fractions with an example of a pizza, and even explains to students about pi. The book can also be used to teach about geometric shapes and allowing students to use tangram cookies. The book also teaches measurement by showing students different recipes to make. I would use this book for children in 1st-3rd grade. ...more

Little CLoud tell the life story of a tiny cloud. This book can be used in a science lesson to teach students about the weather cycle and about cloudsLittle CLoud tell the life story of a tiny cloud. This book can be used in a science lesson to teach students about the weather cycle and about clouds. It can also be used in a math lesson to teach students about shapes and have them identify shapes they saw in the story. This book can be used for students in 1st-2nd grade. ...more

The Dot is about a a young girl who is upset because she cannot draw. The teacher inspires her to simply make a mark and sign it. The next day, the giThe Dot is about a a young girl who is upset because she cannot draw. The teacher inspires her to simply make a mark and sign it. The next day, the girl sees her drawing framed by the teacher's desk and becomes motivated to draw more and more pictures of dots. This book is great to teach students in grades K-5, that they can do anything they set their mind to. It's also a helpful book to teach teachers that they can inspire students to do more when they praise them and encourage them. ...more