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TEDx Talk: Jump into math!

My upcoming book reminds us that the body is best positioned as a thinking tool, that math is about more than memorization, and that amazing things can happen when the body and math come together in both dance and non-dance settings. 101 more words

Math Ed

Unifix Estimating (Age 6)

The Activities

  1. Topic: Estimating. Book: Betcha! by Murphy. Two friends walk around town estimating the number of people, cars, and jelly beans they see.
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US Flags

I’ve been on my travels recently in the United States. I was staying with some friends in Arizona and they had this flag on the wall.   303 more words

Number

#BlueTapeLounge at #TMC16

Perhaps my very favorite moment at Twitter Math Camp was setting up the Blue Tape Lounge for some informal after hours Math in Your Feet… 249 more words

Math Ed

Accessing Our Spatial Reasoning

I spent some time with a wonderful kindergarten teacher a while back. The two of us were chatting when a little boy, probably 4 or 5 years old walked up to us with a inquisitive look and asked if it was home time yet. 988 more words

A broken clock

I walked into my classroom this morning and noticed my clock was broken. Not just stopped but really broken, can you see why?

It reminded me of a nice problem solving task which is sort of to do with angles but actually much more to do with ratio and proportion. 73 more words

Spatial Reasoning

Chaos checks

In september last year, I wrote about ‘Vinken’ or ‘Checks’, a Sanders puzzles publication. My main comment was that it was a nice puzzle variation, but that the puzzles were slightly too easy. 143 more words

Magazine Puzzles