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New Jo Boaler Video: “Believe in Your Maths Potential – Set Yourself Free”

I’m adding this new video from Jo Boaler to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset”:<p><i>Related</i><p>Author: Larry Ferlazzo<p>I'm a …

How A Strengths-Based Approach to Math Redefines Who Is ‘Smart’

A group of young women who had graduated from high school between 1997 and 2006 sat at the front of the room crying and laughing about their …

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What will you do in Math today?

1. NUMBER<p>"I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren't beautiful, nothing is.” ― Paul Erdős<p>2. PATTERN & ALGEBRA<p>"One person's constant is another …

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Ministry Math Resources

Ministry Funded Online Resources<p>Leaders in Mathematical Thinking<p>Ministry Developed Math-Related Monographs<p>Capacity Building<p>What Works? Research Into …

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Explore the Interconnected World of Mathematics in One Condensed Map

If diving into the beautiful, complicated world of math sounds intimidating, physicist Dominic Walliman is here to be your guide. In his video, …

Math learned best when children move

Children improve at math when instruction engages their own bodies, concludes a new study. The results also document that children require …

20 Chrome Extensions, Web Apps, and Add-ons for Math

As awesome as Google tools are for students, teachers, and schools, sometimes they can lack a feature or tool you need for your specific subject …

K Cups 4 Classrooms

Welcome to “K Cups 4 Classrooms”! In January 2015 we started saving K Cups and have since found many incredible ways to repurpose them! See our Ideas …

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KQED

When Nicole Thomson first heard about the importance of teaching spatial reasoning and geometry in her kindergarten math curriculum she had already …

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Fraction Calculator Plus: Free Education App

For students learning operations with fractions, Fraction Calculator Plus is a great free app that will help kids check if they are mastering …

Why learning more high school math now could make kids richer later

Parents and math teachers regularly asked by their school-aged charges whether math matters in real life may now have an answer.<p>In a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research this week, Harvard Kennedy School Policy Professor Joshua Goodman took a look at what happened to students …

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Ready: 100 questions that promote Mathematical Discourse

Can the questions you're asking in the mathematics classroom be answered with a simple “yes” or “no,” or do they invite students to deepen their …

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KQED

<i>Excerpted from “Taking Shape: Activities to Develop Geometric and Spatial Thinking” by Joan Moss, Catherine D. Bruce, Bev Caswell, Tara Flynn, and</i> …

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New study uncovers links between geometrical shapes and perceived sacredness

A new study in the journal <i>Perception</i> has examined what geometrical shapes and environmental factors people associate with sacredness.<p>The study of 137 …

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What are the best math games with some evidence of efficacy?

<i>This essay originally appeared as an answer to a question posed in Quora, posted October 15, 2016. Though I am a co-founder of the educational technology company BrainQuake, mentioned in my reply, I wrote this article as a mathematician at Stanford University.</i><p>According to this academic research …

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All The Mathematical Methods I Learned In My University Math Degree Became Obsolete In My Lifetime

<i>If you are connected with the world of K-12 mathematics education, it’s highly unlikely that a day will go by without you uttering, writing, hearing, or reading the term “number sense”. In contrast everyone else on the planet would be hard pressed to describe what it is. Though entering the term</i> …

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Are You Smarter Than a Preschooler? Don’t Bet on It

Give a three-year old a smartphone and she’ll likely figure out how to turn it on and operate a few simple functions. But confront her with an …

Top 10 Educational Websites of 2017 for Math

<b>Our TOP 10 Educational Websites are all recommended by multiple teachers, home educators, and homeschool parents through various feedback channels.</b> …

What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Making Fractions Stick

Fractions are a notoriously tricky part of elementary math education for many children. Too often teachers struggle to ensure students are grasping …

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Math Links for Week Ending Dec. 30th, 2016

Recently @mathletepearce posted a blog about conceptually looking at multiplication. This week he looks at fractions. And although he says "This post …

Geometry Problem 964: Right Triangle, Cevians, Angles, 10, 20, 30 Degrees. Math teacher Master Degree. School, College, SAT Prep. Elearning, Online math tutor, LMS.

In a right triangle BAC (see figure) cevians BD and CE meet at F so that the measure of angles ACE, ADE, and BCE are 10, 20, and 30 degrees, …

Incorporating Indigenous Perspectives in Math: Part 2

This is the second in a series of blog posts on resources that incorporate Aboriginal perspectives into lessons, units, videos, activities. Each post …

Incorporating Indigenous Perspectives in Math: Part 3

This is Part 3 of a series of posts on what’s out there and how teachers might utilize these resources that mesh Indigenous perspectives with the …

Rajiv Maheswaran: The math behind basketball's wildest moves

Basketball is a fast-moving game of improvisation, contact and, ahem, spatio-temporal pattern recognition. Rajiv Maheswaran and his colleagues are …

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Introduction to Mathematical Thinking - Stanford University