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How is it going this time?

My Mathematical Thinking MOOC is now starting its ninth week out of a possible ten. (The last two weeks are optional, for those wanting to get more heavily involved in the mathematics.) 938 more words

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The power of yet!

Let us teach our students the power of yet!  This is excellent for k-3!  Catchy tune, incredible attitude building!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

Mathematical Thinking

Perseverance

I want to spend the next few posts talking about how we develop perseverance in our students.  It is one of the greatest gifts we can give them.   49 more words

Mathematical Thinking

Mathematical thinking

I was curious to know some books that would lead to more mature
development of mathematical thinking?

I know mathematics is not just the computation, but the science of developing patterns and… 30 more words

Standard algorithms unteach place value

I found a page full of computations sitting around the house this evening. Naturally, I picked it up and gave it a look.

Griffin (10 years old, 5th grade) had been doing some multiplication in class today. 1,173 more words

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