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.
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?
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.