Number Exploration LE


*This course is intended for lower elementary students


Class Schedule

9:00-9:50 am PST

October 3, October 10, October 17, October 24,
October 31, (no class November 7), November 14


Note: Classes are listed in PST, click below to convert time to your time zone.

Course Overview

Think numbers are just for computation? Think again! In this dynamic and engaging course, we will dive into the intriguing world of mathematics through a variety of activities, games, and explorations. Looking at number theory, patterns, logic, and more, this course gives opportunities to approach serious mathematics in a playful way. 

Stretch your mind, sharpen your critical thinking, and strengthen your mental math skills as you tackle inspiring challenges. Experience the joy and excitement of immersing yourself in problems that can be solved in multiple ways. 

Join us to see how fun and intriguing math can be!

Student Outcomes:

  • Cultivate an appreciation for the beauty and creativity in mathematics.
  • Improve problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  • Strengthen facility with mental math.
  • Increase math vocabulary.
  • Develop flexible thinking.
Note: This class will be offered at two different times one for lower elementary students and one for upper elementary students. The outcomes and course description are the same, but will be differentiated for each grouping.

Student Experience

Pattern Seeker

Design Thinker



Your Teacher: Laura Meiselman

Laura Meiselman has worked in education for over 30 years. She has two master’s degrees from Bank Street College of Education, one in Special Education and one in Math Education. She has taught Middle School Math in independent and public schools. In addition to classroom teaching, Laura tutors students; she is currently supporting Lower and Middle School students from The Nueva School and has for the past 6 years. Laura has done curriculum writing and wrote two books for Scholastic Education. Her approach to math education involves working with hands-on materials and playing games, which allow for mathematical discourse and inquiry.