Actually Good Math Computer Games
I always go back and forth on video and computer games to learn math. On the one hand, there’s something soporific about staring at a screen, and it feels [...]
Dice War: A dice game for addition math facts (plus milkshakes)
A new student of mine invented two dice games last week, and I think they’re both fun to play and mathematically relevant. Plus, don’t you want to share [...]
How Trustworthy is my Beard?
I’m proud to say it’s the most trustworthy. Thanks, Matt, for sending me this informative graphic in response to my video interview.
A Game to end all times tables drills: Damult Dice
Every kid needs to learn their times tables at some point, and this means practice. Unfortunately, practicing times tables can be unmotivated and boring for [...]
Math Salon + New Games + Video Interview + Solution to Devious Problem = A Full Day
Every day, it seems, I have three or four things I need to blog about, and I just can’t seem to keep up. Well, here goes. I hosted my first ever math salon [...]
A Prisoner Problem
I went to a linguistics talk in college and learned a cool fact from sociology: across cultures and ages, human beings are interested in stories that have to [...]