Use the power of Story to help young children think their way through math worksheets.
Let's Play Math FAQ: Lifelong Learning for Parents
Let's Play Math FAQs: Introduction -- So many families struggle with math. How can we help our kids through the tough spots?
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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!
Choose your friends wisely, for they will shape you in ways you can't even imagine.
Asking students the right questions is far more important than telling them the right answers.
Coming up with questions is math. Answering questions is too often just busywork.
A very true #mathquote about math and life.
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.
Sandwiches are a fun way to introduce geometry to kids. A toddler's first "math manipulative."
The human animal is a learning animal. --John Holt
Roger Penrose, talking on http://bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00949p3
Mathematics is one of the essential emanations of the human spirit, a thing to be valued in and for itself, like art or poetry. ~Oswald Veblen
Emmy Noether Google Doodle: Why Einstein called her a ‘creative mathematical genius’ - The Washington Post
Shadow tracing is such a simple and engaging art activity for kids! Here we combined (edible!) grape sculptures with a shadow tracing art activity. So fun! #wallartroad #kidsartactivities
Today’s quote is from Luke Anderson, via TeachPi.org. Background photo courtesy of Robert Couse-Baker (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr.
If you can't think of anything nice to say, you're not thinking hard enough.
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Only dead mathematics can be taught where competition prevails: living mathematics must always be a communal possession. —Mary Everest Boole
Richard Feynman on Understanding."What I cannot create, I do not understand.Know how to solve every problem that has been solved." Recreation of what was on Feynman's chalkboard in his office, found after his death. Going around Twitter yesterday,
Anna Quindlen: "When in doubt, choose the kids..."
Today’s quote is from @Mr_Harris_Math, via Twitter. Background photo courtesy of Forrest Cavale (CC0 1.0) via Unsplash.
Today’s quote is from Raoul Bott, via The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive. Background photo courtesy of Swedish National Heritage Board (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr.