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Some fantastic free math resources just became available
Note: Third in a series of coronavirus support emails. Sign up to receive our emails here. We’re all homeschooling now, it seems! Fortunately, there are new free resources to help. I’m going to point you toward some, new and [...]
Dice games to play at home
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Math Nonprofits Worth Giving To
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 [...]
Damult Dice Division
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 [...]
Informed citizens need numeracy
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 [...]
What we mean when we say “Anyone can do math”
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 [...]
Rich Learning in Math Class
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 [...]
Update: Mathematical Games in the Classroom
Registration is now open for my upcoming webinars on Mathematical games in the classroom. Register today for early-bird pricing!
Mathematical Games in the Classroom
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 [...]
How Do You Make Math Fun?
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 [...]
Wizard Standoff Game & Lesson Plan
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 [...]