Of all the prompts of depth and complexity, “ethics” is my favorite. It instantly highlights controversy, grey areas, and takes students deeper into any content area. It can seem, on the surface, to be least applicable to math. But here’s the problem: we’re often stuck thinking about math as practicing problems over and over. To […]

# All AboutMath

## Math Creativity Warmup Resources

Here are four incredible resources for fantastic creativity and discussion in math.

## Mathy Art

A few artists who create awesome mathematical art!

## Delightful Math Data

I love collecting links to articles with fun math applications. Here are three of my recent favorites.

## Math Data: Living In Vegas, Working In San Francisco

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.

## Long Term Success: Wondering About Math

Continuing our series on long-term success, we look at the art of wondering. Often our gifted kids wonder deeper and longer than others. But do they wonder about math?

## Prime Number Explorations

Students learn about prime numbers early in their careers, but the true, quirky nature of these numbers isn’t really explored unless kids go on to become math majors. Here are three fun prime explorations suitable for even young students.

## Encourage Curiosity With Calculators

It’s easy to fall in love with chasing the newest technology to use in the classroom. But sometimes, the perfect tool is a plain old calculator. We’ll be using this tool to develop curiosity about math.

## Creative Math Warmups

Creativity and math may seem completely incompatible. Math is when students follow predefined steps to arrive at an exact answer! Here are four ideas for quick math warmups that encourage students to use divergent, creative thinking.

## A Millionaire By Doubling Pennies

How long will it take to get a million dollars if you start with a penny and double it?