Jumping Frogs (patterns, counting, primes)

Jumping Frogs (patterns, counting, primes)

Jumping Frogs (MathPickle, 2017) Jumping Frogs is a fantastic base to create both casual and complex puzzles. We start at a kindergarten level and work up. After you watch the video, here are other tough problems I got stumped on… For any initial string of...
Lazy Toad Puzzles (counting, symmetry)

Lazy Toad Puzzles (counting, symmetry)

If you have not seen the original jumping frogs puzzle you might want to watch the video below – paying special attention to the lazy toads. This exploration starts out with an exploration of lily pads linked together – but not necessarily in a line. The...
Chaos in the Classroom

Chaos in the Classroom

In your last post, you ended with a recommendation that teachers maintain a level of classroom chaos so that students didn’t know if they are slow or fast. Yes – I don’t emphasize speed in my assessment of a student, and I want to protect slow students from a...

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🇨🇦 MathPickle Put your students in a pickle! Beijing to New York ألغاز غامضةמתמטיקה יפה Curricular puzzles for K-9 teachers Supported through Patreon: Click here to support me. A MathPickle puzzle featured on Numberphile… suitable for kindergarten students and...