This month’s five most clicked curiosities from the Puzzlements.co newsletter
The five most popular puzzlements from October, including: a 50 lane traffic jam, painting with light, and slow mo jello!
The top five links of the month, from my weekly Curiosities and Puzzlements newsletter.
Here are this month’s five most popular Curiosities and Puzzlements.
From my weekly Curiosities and Puzzlements mailer, here are the most frequently clicked links from the past month: A running octopus Everyday objects, transformed into something new A time-lapsed painting of a tiny hotdog What do 2,000 calories look like? A 142 mph tennis serve slowed waaaay down Sign up for free at Puzzlements.co!
As the grammar teacher for our sixth grade team last year, I learned that nothing changes a dull grammar lesson into a creative exercise like bringing in some striking imagery. The problem is finding them! Sign up to receive free links to interesting pictures.
Some fascinating origins that might interest your students and provide you with a great hook for a lesson: the first photo, school mascots, early bikes, Ronald McDonald, and animated cave paintings.
Nothing ignites creative thought like seeing what it’s like “behind the scenes!” Here are six links detailing the process of everything from creating beautiful McDonald’s hamburgers to a writing a clever Pixar story.
As a teacher of gifted students, I know that abstract drill and kill only works for so long. I’ve got to get my students working with math in a more interesting context. Nothing brings a math problem alive like putting it into a real world context. Here are 33 fantastic places to grab data for your students to practice with.
While gifted students look perfect on paper, their teachers know that in the classroom they are not all the academic angels and stellar scholars that people assume they are. Successful teachers of the gifted require a special understanding of their students’ social and emotional needs.