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Why Math Education Needs Puzzles. Slides from talk I gave recently at the Gathering 4 (Martin) Gardner.

Why Math Education Needs Puzzles. Slides from the talk Scott Kim gave at the Gathering 4 Gardner.

Sphereland, the sequel to the fabulous Flatland movie, arrives on DVD in 2012, taking us further into the fourth dimension.

Sphereland, the sequel to the fabulous Flatland movie, arrives on DVD in taking us further into the fourth dimension.

Education / TED Math class without hand calculation? Estonia is moving toward it  Posted by: Kate Torgovnick May February 13, 2013 at 5:08 pm EST

Maths does not equal calculating. Project for maths curriculum with computer-based computation. Steer away from hand calculation, towards problem solving.

Graduation idea

you “rock”! after completing “mounds” of homework and “piecing” together all of your knowledge, you’ve finally hit “payday”: graduation! as you head off to college, don’t listen to any “snickers”: you’re no “dum dum”! you are one “hot tamale” on your “way

UK TV personality and math hero Carol Vorderman started her Online Maths School as online help/tutoring for kids.

Improve your child's maths confidence with Carol Vorderman's maths site for year olds. Kids can watch her maths videos, play games, practice and get a REAL MEDAL with the 30 day challenge.

The Myth about Traditional Math Education explodes the commonly held idea (I'm guilty) that "traditional" math ed means rote memorization. He cites a thoughtful 1940s textbook explaining fractions nicely.

The Myth about Traditional Math Education explodes the commonly held idea (I'm guilty) that "traditional" math ed means rote memorization. He cites a thoughtful textbook explaining fractions nicely.

Do you need some ideas to get you started on making "Open When" letters for Christmas?  Check here... www.priscillamaeetal.blogspot.com  Priscilla Mae et al

One of my best guy friends is moving to Phoenix to be close to his family. So I started thinking of a going away present that I get him. I came across these “Open When” letters. I knew I wanted to make these for him…”

Outstanding in Your Field: What It Takes to Be a Great Teacher | Edutopia

Outstanding in Your Field: What It Takes to Be a Great Teacher

My mentor helped me enjoy the excitement and challenges of the journey, and not concentrate on the pebbles in my shoes. Reflecting on my teaching career, I don't think I was an effective teacher until I learned that lesson.

Perennial Math is online math competitions for grades 4-8. Webcam plus team plus fee and you're in.

'PerennialMath' is an International Math Competition, for middle-high school students. Participate in Individual or League Math Competitions.

3rd Grade Thoughts: Why I NOW Love Teaching Math: Setting up Math Rotations

Why I NOW Love Teaching Math: Setting up Math Rotations

Decimal Place Value Poem...maybe this will help with my Praxis math, lol

Anchor chart with decimal place value poem. Helps kids read and write decimals. Of course, after looking at the chart, we should be thankful she's teaching math and not teaching spelling. (Thousandths) : )

Anatole France

Anatole France - An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate betwe.

Arthur Benjamin, mathemagician, does mental math faster than a calculator in his TED video, and shows you how in his book.

Arthur Benjamin, mathemagician, does mental math faster than a calculator in his TED video, and shows you how in his book.

Performance choreographed by Karl Schaffer and friends, celebrating female mathematicians and their struggles.

Performance choreographed by Karl Schaffer and friends, celebrating female mathematicians and their struggles.

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