Cross disciplines by writing a story about fraction equivalence.
So once your students can calculate volume… what do you have them do next? In this math project, kids will look up historic laptops, calculate their volumes, and note how technology has changed over time.
Sure gasoline seems expensive. Until you try to fill your car up with printer ink.
Sometimes we can learn a lot by doing something the wrong way. Here are six ways your students can purposefully design awful, misleading graphs.
Do your students realize that addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division are all examples of the same idea: an operation? And that it’s quite possible to create a brand new operation? Let’s do it!
Working with a student who is bored in math? Quickly finishing lessons? Needs something more? Here are three ways you can get started differentiating in math. 1. Accelerate Gifted students are, by definition, ready for thinking and content beyond their current grade level. This research from several different states found that 11% to 30% of […]
The Ethics prompt of depth and complexity fits so easily into the humanities… but what about ethics in math?
A few artists who create awesome mathematical art!
I love collecting links to articles with fun math applications. Here are three of my recent favorites.
Is it cheaper to live in Vegas and commute to work in San Francisco? This article says so, and it’s a perfect base for a meaningful math project.