Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks provides resources and professional development to change the way students learn for the better. Our award-winning math and literacy resources help students in primary, upper elementary, and middle years. We provide professional development for teachers and schools to ensure that students are set up for success. Our goal is to help students learn key concepts in math and literacy in a way that is impactful and long-lasting.
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Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks’ award-winning teacher resource books align with state and provincial curriculum standards across North America, including the Common Core State Standards for Math. Our math manipulatives are fun for children and adults alike, ensuring engagement and hands-on learning. Our goal is to create a world full of empowered, engaged students and teachers that exemplifies educational success. We’re inspired by learning, and we want to inspire others too!
What Our Customer Are Saying
Thanks so much Jane and John. Loved this session. My first session with Box Cars was back in 1994 or 1995. It just gets better and better!
We have enjoyed working with Box Cars and One Eyed Jacks over the last 7 years. Our staff has had several professional development trainings over the years. They use their engagement strategy ideas and games weekly. Their games and record sheets are a great way to practice math fluency and a perfect tool for daily centers.
We have been working with Box Cars and One-Eyed jacks for many years. Providencia's teachers, parents and students continue to use the skills they have learned to help make learning more meaningful- at school and at home! The ELA and Math games are easy to use and allow our students to practice their skills in an engaging and fun way.
Jane & John truly work their magic to bring math to life for teachers and students! Their student, family and teacher focused sessions are jam packed full of skills, hands on learning, math talk and lot of fun and laughter, along with a little music and dancing thrown in too! You are amazing!
Our students depend on us to make learning meaningful and develop their love for math. We see a difference in student achievement when students are engaged and participating. The K-2 training sessions Box Cars and One Eyed Jacks have provided for teacher in WFISD are always organized, informative, engaging and FUN.You are amazing!
John and Jane are real gems to work with. They have worked with teachers, students and Parents in our division. This past year, we got to experience their expertise through zoom. In a new era due to restrictions, they were quickly able to adapt their professional development sessions to the zoom format.
Jane and John have done an amazing job for over four years working with our district, presenting workshops in person and through Zoom. They are professional, engaging, current with research on promising practices, and flexible as they work with us to tailor learning to exactly what we need in our district.
Our teachers love attending professional development sessions from Box Cars and One Eyed Jacks! The sessions are engaging and full of ideas to implement in the classroom with little to no prep. Students love the hands-on activities that build numerical fluency. We cannot wait to have them back!
We love bringing the Box Cars and One Eyed Jacks team to our district for professional development because the games they share are fun, quick and easy for teachers to implement in their classrooms! Teachers love that they get to play the games along with the presenter which kept them just as engaged online as they are when they participate in an in-person session!
This past year our schools participated in several wonderful numeracy PD opportunities offered by Jane and John. The learning activities and manipulatives used were excellent as they supported the Learning Outcomes to a tee. Follow-up with teachers and students in our schools was met with enthusiasm and increased engagement and learning.
Teachers are excited about the materials and activities. Student engagement is better than ever, and parents and families are enjoying practicing math and reading together at home. Box Cars has brought the fun back into teaching and learning! We could write a book about all the awesome ideas they've provided.