Newell's Nook features this colorful poster with the acronym MATH: Mistakes Allow Thinking to Happen. It is a tool for teachers who teach growth mindset in their classrooms and support students in seeing the power of mistakes in the learning process.  It's a reminder that all mathematical thinking is valuable and can help us learn!

Newell's Nook features this colorful poster with the acronym MATH: Mistakes Allow Thinking to Happen. It is a tool for teachers who teach growth mindset in their classrooms and support students in seeing the power of mistakes in the learning process. It's a reminder that all mathematical thinking is valuable and can help us learn!

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Choose your friends wisely, for they will shape you in ways you can't even imagine.

Choose your friends wisely, for they will shape you in ways you can't even imagine.

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Only dead mathematics can be taught where competition prevails: living mathematics must always be a communal possession. —Mary Everest Boole

Only dead mathematics can be taught where competition prevails: living mathematics must always be a communal possession. —Mary Everest Boole

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Rachel Carson quote

Rachel Carson quote

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Today’s quote is from Luke Anderson, via TeachPi.org. Background photo courtesy of Robert Couse-Baker (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr.

Today’s quote is from Luke Anderson, via TeachPi.org. Background photo courtesy of Robert Couse-Baker (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr.

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Sandwiches are a fun way to introduce geometry to kids. A toddler's first "math manipulative."

Sandwiches are a fun way to introduce geometry to kids. A toddler's first "math manipulative."

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Learning to think a problem through can be hard work‌, and that is exactly what makes it fun. —Denise Gaskins Background photo courtesy of Chris Parfitt.

Learning to think a problem through can be hard work‌, and that is exactly what makes it fun. —Denise Gaskins Background photo courtesy of Chris Parfitt.

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How can we help children learn to think mathematically? Live by these four principles. PTALSMP 1: Ask questions. Ask why. Ask how. Ask whether your answer is right. Ask whether it makes sense. Ask …

How can we help children learn to think mathematically? Live by these four principles. PTALSMP 1: Ask questions. Ask why. Ask how. Ask whether your answer is right. Ask whether it makes sense. Ask …

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Emmy Noether Google Doodle: Why Einstein called her a ‘creative mathematical genius’

Emmy Noether Google Doodle: Why Einstein called her a ‘creative mathematical genius’

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