The rekenrek is the most
versatile, visual mathematical tool.
The rekenrek is the most versatile
visual mathematical tool.
“I was unfamiliar with how to use Rekenrek effectively prior to this training. Not only did Amy inspire me, but she made me aware of how versatile Rekenreks can be in developing number sense across all phases of the primary curriculum. It was AMAZING!”
“The rekenrek is such an amazing resource to use with children across the primary age range; I had not realised how many concepts could be taught using it until today!”
“I think this is one of the best resources I have come across in my teaching career and if I ever go back to teaching full time, it will be one of the first resources I buy to use in class. Thank you for introducing me to the Rekenrek Amy!”
“superb apparatus and very thought provoking workshop. I learned a great deal.”
“I would highly recommend Amy as a trainer for Rekenrek…She came into our school and totally changed the mindset of our teachers. Amy has had a lasting effect on how we teach maths at our school!” CS – Cairo
“Although virtual, the course was very interactive and has inspired me. Thanks a billion! The course exceeded my expectations! I look forward to your future courses.” KR – UK
Amy has provided workshops and training sessions to schools and staff in Egypt, Cyprus, Canada, Scotland, England, The Netherlands and Australia.
Amy is a Canadian who moved to the UK to pursue her dream of spreading the word globally on using the rekenrek. She has been a Primary teacher for 17 years in Canada as well as at an International school in the Netherlands. She has a Masters degree in Education and has taught Bachelor of Education maths courses at Acadia University. Amy is an author, presenter, primary maths specialist, SLE and university professor. She has an infectious passion and enthusiasm for teaching and will keep you engaged and entertained throughout the presentation.
Rekenrek 101 is written in a format that makes for a useful teacher resource: not too long; clear, concise and inspiring enough for readers to try the new ideas the next day in class. It is easy to follow and easy to navigate while demonstrating a simple change in practice that stays up with current trends. This is not a book on theory, but it is based on what the latest research is telling us.