All posts by Lainie Johnson

I’ve always had a passion for learning. As the Marketing Communications Manager for Key it’s my job to understand the products, but I’m fascinated by what I learn about mathematics in the process. I spent several years teaching American Kenpo so I know how gratifying it is to watch a student learn and grow. Of course, it’s much easier to get students to pay attention when a lack of engagement can result in either disciplinary push-ups or a sore spot on the body.

Monopoly Math

Scan the headlines and you’ll see a stream of stories about educational technology: 1 to 1 iPads, teacher blogs, the flipped classroom… the electronic beat goes on. I’m not pining for the silky feel of chalk on my fingertips, but there’s something to be said for old school games and their ability to illustrate mathematical … Continue Reading ››