Here's an excerpt from a recent article spotlighting Dr. Shirley Disseler and the amazing work she has done on The Brick Math Series. This wonderful new series of books aims to help teachers breathe new life into teaching math by using everyone's favorite childhood toy—LEGO® bricks!
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2016 – Dr. Shirley Disseler, associate professor in the School of Education at High Point University, published the first title in a 10-book series aimed at helping teachers and parents teach math in an engaging and accessible way.
Disseler’s Brick Math Series, published by Brigantine Media’s Compass Publishing, uses a common toy, Lego bricks, to teach math basics for students in elementary and middle grades.
“Legos are universal, multicultural – they are something all kids and adults can understand,” says Disseler. “Teaching math doesn’t require special tools. By using something familiar like Lego bricks that are available in the classroom and at home, students are more likely to be engaged in what they are learning.”
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