We Made a Game, or Why Children Should Not Learn Their Times Tables

We made a game. A beautiful, simple, elegant, fascinating, motivating game. It’s called Stick and Split. Children clearly learn multiplication and division facts from playing Stick and Split. And they want to play it a lot, which means they learn lots of multiplication and division facts. We think they learn these facts in a more …

“See the Potential” – our Approach to Teaching Electric Circuits

There’s been a lot of discussion recently on different models for teaching electric circuits. But there’s one really useful model that seems to have been overlooked in the discussion and might be new to some. So, here’s a reintroduction to the idea. I’ve illustrated all the main points below with animated gifs. Each animation has …

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