Another take on one of my favourite tasks.
If maths was an animal …
A playful prompt to discover how students feel about mathematics.
A lesson plan (of sorts) for quadrilaterals
Six activities focused on reasoning with quadrilaterals.
A serendipitous Pythagorean #LessonStarter
A Pythagorean lesson starter that threatened to take over the lesson.
A hands-on version of one of my favourite logic puzzles: skyscrapers.
Redux: #NoticeWonder and #PrimeClimb
Building community in the classroom with an exploration of Prime Climb.
Tangling and untangling
A detailed post describing a workshop activity for Conway's Tangles.
How many triangles?
A quick problem-solving prompt to encourage creativity.
Notice and wonder: the Prime Climb hundreds chart
Introducing Prime Climb with Notice and Wonder.
‘Notice and wonder’ and ‘slow maths’: reviving an activity that fizzled
Using Notice and Wonder to revive a paper-folding activity.
Notice and wonder: the world around us
Finding mathematics all around us.
Notice and wonder: sense making
A couple of ways to explore sense making.
Activities for Day One: Fold-and-cut, Quarter the Cross
Purposeful activities for the first day of class to challenge and expand perceptions of mathematics.
Three goals: slow maths, remember the close, different lenses
Three goals for the new semester.