Jason FrandÕs Math Enrichment
solving is what you do when you donÕt know what to do!
The links below are to web pages that IÕve
created as IÕve investigated and supported different areas of
elementary school math education.
recommendations for Math
Olympiad Contest Problems Volume 2. Study
guide and practice schedule to accompany the MOEMS problem
- CGI (Cognitive Guided Instruction): The most exciting
and insightful approach to teaching elementary school
begins where Piaget left off.
This is individualized math learning, with the focus
on each childÕs thinking rather than what is next in the
- Math Explorations to
Support Common Core ...going beyond the numbers to
This is a collection of the lessons which I use in
the Math Olympiad program at Lin Howe Elementary
School. These have been posted at the request of
several teachers with whom I've had the privilege to work.
- Teaching Problem Solving:
Given a math story
problem where you have no idea where to begin, what do you
do? Figuring out what to do is mathematical problem
solving. These lessons are designed to help teachers teach
mathematical problem solving.
- Pre-school Math:
A workshop for parents focusing on math concepts and
activities to do at home with three and four year old
- An Introduction to
Singapore Math: A
compilation of my notes, references and resources regarding
this curriculum. This
investigation was prompted by a 2008 LA Times article
regarding the progress made in mathematics at Ramona
Elementary School in downtown LA.
- Math Enrichment at
Lin Howe is posted for fun, historical
completeness (and to remind me that this really
happened): this was my first year after retirement
- The Annual Los Angeles County-wide 4th and 5th Math
Tournament draws 180 "Mathletes" on five-person teams,
for a day of individual and team events. Most of the
attending schools are now repeats, indicating just how
important this academically challenging event has become.
to Jason Frand's Homepage
Please feel free to email me with questions and suggestions.
Math Olympiad Coach and
Los Angeles County-wide Math
Olympiad Tournament Chairperson
Unified School District
Assistant Professor, Retired
Dean and Director, Retired
Anderson School of Management
Prepared May 1,
Updated May 27, 2015