I try to avoid doing Reading The Comics entries back-to-back since I know they can get a bit repetitive. How many ways can I say something is a student-resisting-the-word-problem joke? 877 more words

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#### Reading the Comics, April 20, 2015: History of Mathematics Edition

This is a bit of a broad claim, but it seems Comic Strip Master Command was thinking of all mathematics one lead-time ago. There’s a comic about the original invention of mathematics, and another showing off 20th century physics equations. 619 more words

#### Reading the Comics, April 10, 2015: Getting Into The Story Problem Edition

I know it’s been like forever, or four days, since the last time I had a half-dozen or so mathematically themed comic strips to write about, but if Comic Strip Master Command is going to order cartoonists to give me stuff to write about I’m not going to turn them away. 867 more words

#### The Manipulative Whisperers: The model tells a story

If you listen carefully you will hear them. They sit motionless in every classroom, on top of desks, waiting to tell a story. Without the story they are nothing. 898 more words

#### A Math Journey Through Planet Earth

A Math Journey Through Planet Earth. This is part three in a series of four books that takes a specific science concept (in this case Earth Science) and uses those ideas to teach early math skills. 327 more words

#### Worksheet of the Week: Read and Solve

Do you find word problems to be tricky? This week’s worksheet is perfect for you! Strengthen those brain muscles by answering the division problems in this free worksheet. 23 more words

#### A Math Journey Through the Animal Kingdom

A Math Journey Through the Animal Kingdom, by Anne Rooney. Reviewed by Cheryl Coffin. This is part one in a series of four books that takes a specific science concept (in this case the animal kingdom) and uses that content to teach early math skills. 98 more words