“Nancy’s performances are a fascinating and unique combination of math and storytelling. Mathematically Ever After is a lively and dynamic learning experience!”
– Joanne Fuller, Illinois elementary school teacher gifted education
♦ emerging mathematicians of K – 2
♦ savvy mathematicians of grades 3 – 5
Shapiro-Pikelny blends her passion and expertise as a teacher with her captivating and entertaining presence as a storyteller to enrich and support core standards in math and language arts.
Nancy takes students on a journey, guided by curiosity and critical thinking. Along the way, listeners encounter engaging and fun mathematical situations featured in folklore, literature and original narrative.
♦ Integrates listening skills and mathematical thinking
♦ Stimulates logic and reasoning
♦ Creates a meaningful and motivating narrative context for use of math vocabulary and concepts
♦ Fosters imagination and prediction
♦ Portrays characters and heroes as role models who face obstacles and problem solving tasks with curiosity, courage and creativity
– Holly Rosenberg, Solomon Schechter Day School