Parents should establish a culture of board gaming in the home.

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Grade 6 students practice factoring with a simple game that has never been solved.

Grade 2 students learn addition as they battle termite terrorists!

Grade 4 students practice multiplication as they try to save the lives of Daedalus and Icarus.

Grade 3 students practice precise measuring with dot to dot puzzles.

The EKG sequence provides elegant practice for students learning about prime factorization.


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That’s How We Learn Best.

Slug Salad is a fun way to give your students practice with addition.


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Some MathPickle techniques that are easy to experiment with in your own classroom.

Put your students in a pickle!  

Unsolved K-12 was a conference of educators and mathematicians.  Together we aimed to select 13 unsolved problems - one for each grade K-12.

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The World Cup and other sporting events are much too much fun not to wager your prestige upon.  Get your students thinking about statistics, rankings, probability and sports... Get them to create a pool like the one in the video above.  This will pull in children who may not normally get excited about mathematics. Videos_files/World%20Cup%20Fifa%202014_1.pdf

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