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.
My maths autobiography
What is your story with maths?
#NoticeWonder with everyday concepts
Using Notice and Wonder to lower the barrier to entry of mathematical concepts.
#NoticeWonder and Rational Tangles
Making sense of a collaborative and fun mathematical activity with Notice and Wonder.
Thank you for the #lessonfail
A plea to share our failures as well as our successes.
#read2016: Part 3
A few more books I've read in 2016.
Tracy Zager’s new book
Praise for one of the best maths education books around.
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.
A recap of my Science in the Pub experience.
#read2016: Part 2
An update of some books I've read in 2016.
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.
Counting in unexpected ways
Exploring two different counting problems with younger children — and a neat way to introduce SET.
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.
Restarting the blog.
Friday Five: #7
Five posts from the math(s) photo challenge.
Friday Five: #6
The 'Worst Problem Ever', labels, a new book, the value of struggle, and a math(s) photo challenge.