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Jennifer Hogan

Jennifer has always had a passion for teaching children since a young age.  Through her own struggles as a student, she has always wanted to create new and exciting environments for students to learn.  As a math specialist (grades K-8) and an educational consultant, Jennifer loves developing student-centered activities and allowing students to become engaged learners.  Her passion has always been in mathematics where she challenges students to look at math in different ways and become confident thinkers.

For over 15 years, Jennifer has been a classroom teacher in both MA and NJ, a math specialist and most currently a math educational consultant helping teachers implement the Common Core Curriculum and create excellent learning environments.  She also tutors math students grades K-8.

Jennifer received her BA in Education from Boston College where she double majored in Elementary Education and Math and Computer Science, and her MA in Urban Education from Simmons College.  She resides in Ridgewood, NJ with her loving husband and 3 wonderful children who open her eyes to different ways to learn every day.  

Contributions

by Jennifer Hogan
Number lines are one of the most important models your child will use in mathematics.
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by Jennifer Hogan
Try these activities to help your children grow in their understanding of geometry at every age.
by Jennifer Hogan
Try these games and activities using dominoes to increase your child's understanding of basic math operations, as well as fractions and decimals.
by Jennifer Hogan
Try these 4 innovative ideas to increase number sense using dominoes.
by Jennifer Hogan
Math War is a fun and easy way to get kids to work on their facts daily or weekly.
by Jennifer Hogan
Here's a great way for parents to reinforce the importance of math vocabulary at home.
by Jennifer Hogan
Graphing is a great summer project to do with your kids that can involve the whole family and take place over time.
by Jennifer Hogan
Having a number-of-the-day is a fun and easy way for children of all ages to "see" math every day.
by Jennifer Hogan
Create a problem-solving box to help strengthen your children's math skills during the summer months.
by Jennifer Hogan
Introduce your children to brain teasers to help them become flexible math thinkers and increase their perseverance with problem solving.

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