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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
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.
by Jennifer Hogan
Get your kids to incorporate math into their learning throughout the summer by creating a math journal.
by Jennifer Hogan
These websites can be used to help make your child's summer learning more interactive and exciting while still focusing on reviewing specific concepts.
by Jennifer Hogan
These rules will help students look at numbers with greater ease and build their understanding of numbers.
by Jennifer Hogan
There are many strategies being explored in the classroom to help students understand how to multiply, and whether their answers are reasonable.
by Jennifer Hogan
Consider having these 5 manipulatives on hand for your children to use when completing their math homework.
by Jennifer Hogan
Here's a short video that shows several strategies for parents to explore with their children when learning subtraction.
by Jennifer Hogan
See several strategies that students as young as first or second graders could be using to add two numbers.

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