Welcome to the Cuisenaire® Company website
We are the original producers and distributors of the Cuisenaire® Rods since 1954, and the publishers of the books for teachers and students by Dr Caleb Gattegno and Mme Madeleine Goutard. Here you will find videos of children working on mathematics; details of the sets of Rods and the texts available as well as numerous other resources for anyone wishing to know more about this versatile, multifaceted tool for the study of mathematics.
Gattegno in the classroom
Two short videos which give us a glimpse of how Caleb Gattegno's approach to working with children can create great situations for learning with understanding to take place. Both films were created by third party organisations and the copyright remains with those organisations.
The Bronx Charter School for Better Learning celebrates its 10th anniversary with this special edition video. The culture and teaching approach are expressed by BBL alumni, current students, parents and staff.
A 1961 film from the National Film Board of Canada. In which we see Dr Caleb Gattegno working with children of two age groups who are using Cuisenaire Rods to tackle a variety of mathematical topics.
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The photography, artwork, videos and animations used with grateful thanks on this site have been created by the following artists, photographers and teachers:
- Front page slideshow and gallery images by Karel Mujica
- Animations created by Gemma Green-Hope
- Classroom activity films provided by Caroline Ainsworth
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