Rekenrek Resources and Guides

It is important that any tools used in math instruction are used purposefully. We need to understand why we are using the tool and what to look for when using the tool. The following resources can be helpful in determining how to use the Rekenrek successfully:

Using the Rekenrek as a Visual Model for Strategic Reasoning in Mathematics

Learning to Think Mathematically with the Rekenrek

Mastering the Math Rack

Mathgains - Rekenrek
From - explains the Rekenrek and gives ideas on how to use them in the classroom.

What the Heck is a Rekenrek? - Georgia Department of Education
An Instructional tool put out by a school board in the U.S.

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