Nick Bugayong

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6 Wonderful TED Talks for Those Who Hate Math

May 23, 2015<br>TED has this wonderful list of talks specifically curated for those who used to hate math when they were students. Contrary to the …

How to use math to win at Monopoly

Read full story<p>You can't rely entirely on your lucky game piece if you want to demolish your friends and family members in a game of Monopoly. Here …


Target Math Means You Pay Extra For Cardboard Box, Less Choice

The photo shows a single food pouch priced at $1.39, and then a four-pack of the same size costs $5.99. That’s a 44¢ surcharge.<p>Bulk buying is good. …

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WTF Math Problems

As I mentioned on Twitter earlier this week, I find a particular kind of math problem extremely exciting now. Here are five of them. I want to know …

What Students Do (And Don’t Do) In Khan Academy, Ctd.

My analysis of Khan Academy’s eighth-grade curriculum was viewed ~20,000 times over the last ten days. Several math practice web sites have asked me …

Video Games & Making Math More Like Things Students Like

Here is the talk I gave at CMC-North last weekend: Video Games & Making Math More Like Things Students Like.<p>Students generally prefer video games to …

Why Students Hate Word Problems

This is a talk I gave awhile ago looking at why students hate word problems, posing five ways to improve them, and introducing this thing called …

The Money Animal Marketplace Was The Most Fun I Had Doing Math This Summer

In my modeling workshops this summer, we first modeled the money duck, asking ourselves, what would be a fair price for some money buried inside a …

Five Reasons To Download Classkick

Before I get to the good, here’s the tragic, a comment from a father about a math feedback platform that I don’t want to single out by name. This …

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Popsicle Stick Chain Reaction Sick Science!

Dr. Mad Science Featured in New York Daily News Keeps Kids Learning Over the... It's Science in the Rockies Professional Development Week in Denver


Repurpose an Aluminum Can into a Camping Stove

Camping is all about packing light and minimizing bulk. When it comes to cooking, it doesn't get much simpler than a lightweight stove made from an …

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Top 10 Awesome MacGyver Tricks That Speak For Themselves

Some life-altering tricks require a complete how-to guide just to understand. Others are so genius in their simplicity that they speak for …

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20 Insanely Clever Organization & Storage Tricks

Let’s be honest. No one is as organized as they wish they could be. But with so many great ideas floating around the Internet these days, it’s getting much easier to get your life (and your home) in order. The following items and ideas have either been created or found by us and are very practical …

24 Science Experiments Your Kids Will Love

Every kid is for rainbows, explosions, or rainbow explosions.

This Cheat Sheet Teaches You How to Match Shirt and Tie Patterns

Learning to match your shirts and ties together so they work well may be an art, but it's one you can learn. This infographic from men's designer …

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Fold Shirts Military Style for Efficient Packing

Most people know that rolling t-shirts is the most efficient way to pack them into a suitcase, but not all shirt rolls are created equal. For a truly …


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