Today is Giving Tuesday! While Math for Love isn’t a nonprofit, there are a number we work with, advise, or just like. So if you’re looking for a way to help kids get their hands on and minds around great mathematics, consider giving [...]

Quite some time ago (9 years!?) I invented a quick little classroom game called Damult Dice. It’s a dice game played with three dice. You roll, choose two to add, and multiply [...]

I recently wrote about the three-fold nature of math education. The goal, I wrote should be: To give everyone a baseline understanding of numeracy. To give everyone at least a few glimpses of genuine mathematical beauty and power. To [...]

We need to unpack the phrase, and attendant phrases, that are so popular today, and that are in some ways so radical and unintuitive that we both believe and disbelieve them at the same time. Anyone can do math Everyone is a [...]

When I lead professional development, I focus on easy-to-implement changes first. Using openers and games are usually my first takeaways for teachers. When I’ve spent longer [...]

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I’m thrilled to be offering my first-ever webinar, on how—and why—to use mathematical games in the classroom to best effect. Hosted by Christina Tondevold’s Build Math [...]

I was recently asked to be on a panel discussion online, along with a few others with an interest in recreational mathematics. The topic was how do you make math fun? Because of time zone differences, I ended up writing a fairly detailed [...]

I just received an email from a teacher named Dustin Stoddart, who turned the Wizard Standoff Riddle I created with TED-Ed into an interactive classroom game. This is an appealing [...]

I just add a fascinating conversation on twitter, and I made a video to pose it to you. In particular, if you’ve got upper elementary or middle school students (or high school, or college), and want to explore whether this pattern keeps [...]

Last spring I received a letter from a student who wanted to know more about me, and more, especially, about Fibonacci numbers. I wrote him back, and shared a bit more about Fibonacci numbers and their twin sibling, the Lucas numbers. [...]

I had a lovely experience last spring after a workshop with elementary teachers in a nearby school district. I thought I’d share. It began with saying yes to a teacher’s idea, [...]

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