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Conjecture & Proof #tmwyk

I’m doing a short bit of homeschooling with my 11yo right now and we’ve been doing some counting routines with decimals. She’s been asking big “why” questions about it all, especially fourths. 225 more words

Math Ed

Trick or Treat Math (Age 6)

The Activities

  1. Topic: Counting. Book: How Many Donkeys? An Arabic Counting Tale, by MacDonald. In this simple book a man can’t figure out if he has 9 or 10 donkeys because he keeps forgetting to count the donkey he is riding.
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Book Review: Math on the Move

One of the greatest benefits of my involvement with the online community known as #MTBoS, is the variety of perspectives that the educators, who make it what is it, bring to it.  357 more words

"Children think and learn through their bodies"

NOTE: I was thrilled to be invited by Table Talk Math to write a short piece for their weekly newsletter, and they have graciously allowed me to cross post a slightly expanded version here. 754 more words

Math Ed

A celebration of #makingmath

Every #mathart family night I run has its own vibe. Last night it was an out-and-out celebration of multi-generational inquiry, experimentation, persistence, creativity, and, most of all, … 360 more words

Math Ed

Moving Scale Math on the Hundred Chart

Chapter Three in Math on the Move is titled “Beyond Mnemonics: Getting Starting with Moving-Scale Math.” The chapter is designed as a “zero entry” pool of sorts for whole-body math learning.   306 more words

Math Ed

Corners of a Cube

All corners were sliced off a cube whose volume was cubic centimeters. Triangular faces are located where the cube’s vertices were. Each triangle is equilateral with -centimeter sides. 50 more words

Problem Solving