I thought I’d start sharing some of my favorite readings of the month, whether tweets, blogs, or full on novels.
If the designers have done their jobs, the player should always feel slightly challenged, but never overwhelmed. As teachers, we should aim for the same goal: students who are stimulated but not frustrated.
What happens when a student never gets called over to work with the teacher?
Here are this month’s most-clicked on curiosities mailed out from Puzzlements.co! Dominoes, human slinkies, and an amazing chemical reaction.
It’s conference season, and that means we’ll all be settling in for a few sessions. I’ve put together a free resource to try to make those sessions more enjoyable for both presenter and attendee.
I love the prompts of depth and complexity and the content imperatives. But some teachers are being asked to use eight new prompts that just aren’t as good as the classics.
The “smart” label we give kids often really means “things are easy for you.” What are the ramifications of this dangerous praise?
We praise kids for being “smart”, but what do we actually mean by it? What are we actually praising? It’s a surprisingly tricky word to figure out.
After a summer hiatus, Puzzlements has returned for Season 2! Here are the top five links from the past month of Puzzlement mailers (now being sent to over 4,000 people!). And if you’re not signed up, it’s free! A house built on a column that can rotate 380° Fill these trays up with soy sauce, […]
I received a question from a reader regarding some unstructured time in the mornings. Sounds like the perfect chance for kids to pursue their curiosity – inspired by some delightful puzzlements, of course!