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MTaP Math Education Blog Carnival

The Math Teachers at Play (MTaP) blog carnival is a monthly collection of tips, tidbits, games, and activities for students and teachers of preschool through pre-college mathematics. We welcome entries from parents, students, teachers, homeschoolers, and just plain folks. If you like to learn new things and play around with ideas, you are sure to find something of interest.

"Do try these activities at home by yourself (good), with your child (better) or invite some friends over (the best)..."

Math Teachers at Play #71 (with 71 links): "Math teachers at play know that math is best learned when the student is thoroughly engaged, through their body, their imagination..."

Math Teachers at Play #70: "And now, on to the main attraction: 42 blog posts of mathy awesomeness. Many of the articles were submitted by their authors; others were dr..."

Math Teachers at Play #69: While my site focuses on elementary level math concepts, I strongly think that young kids can understand complex concepts that are not taught until much later...

Math Teachers at Play #68: Good morning, everybody! This month’s edition of Math Teachers at Play is edition number 68. Also known as edition number {{2}^{2}}({{2}^{4}...

Math Teachers at Play #67: Making deep concepts accessible is an exciting, challenging quest! The post starts with the video about proofs and creativity: what makes us...

Math Teachers at Play #66: Our first puzzle is based on one of my favorite playsheets from the Miquon Math workbook series. Fill each shape with an expression that equ...

Math Teachers at Play #65: Welcome to the 65th edition of Math Teachers at Play. First let us have some trivia about 65. First, 65 is the smallest integer that can be ...

Math Teachers at Play #64: How interesting! A chessboard (which can be used for checkers as well), has exactly 64 squares. While we're talking about galaxies, did you ...

Math Teachers at Play #63: I know that this is supposed to be the Math Teachers at Play blog carnival… but which one? Maybe the following puzzle will help. In the grid...

Math Teachers at Play #62: My math club students had fun with a Polyhedra Construction Kit. Here’s how to make your own: Collect a bunch of empty cereal boxes. ...

Math Teachers at Play #61: Researching 61 as a number tells us it's not just prime, but is a twin prime, a cuban prime, the 9th Mersenne prime exponent, and a Pillai p...

Math Teachers at Play #60: The number sixty happens to be the smallest number divisible by the numbers 1 to 6. Also, it has the honour being a unitary perfect number...

Math Teachers at Play #59: Here's a little puzzle for you: 59 is the smallest prime that can be expressed using the digits 1 through 9 in order with only the addition ...

Math Teachers at Play #58: Welcome to the Math Teachers At Play blog carnival — a smorgasbord of ideas for learning, teaching, and playing around with math from presch...

Math Teachers At Play #57: The number 57 has often been used in entertainment. As in Agent 57 from the Hit TV Show Danger Mouse.. Bruce Springsteen once sung about 57 ...

Math Teachers at Play #56: According to the tradition of MTaP we start with some trivia related to edition number. Fifty six is a tetrahedral number, the sum of the fi...

Math Teachers at Play #55: Check out this month’s Math Teachers at Play blog carnival. It’s full of activity and game ideas, puzzles and problems, and interesting mathematics for students in elementary, middle, or high school...

Math Teachers at Play #54: Welcome to the fifty-fourth edition of Math Teachers at Play! We have a great roundup of articles this month...

Math Teachers at Play #53: We had some great submissions we’re excited to share with you – thanks to everyone who participated! Let’s start with some math learning ...

Math Teachers at Play #52: We have games, lessons, and learning activities from preschool math to calculus. If you like to learn new things and play around with mathem...

Math Teachers at Play #51: Noticing & Wondering. I'm a pentagonal number, I have just two factors, and if you put me in base 2, 4 or 16, I'm a palindrome...

Math Teachers at Play #50: I’m a teacher I have to ask: “So what’s the next bigger number to 50 that is the sum of two non-zero square numbers in two distinct ways?”; ...

Math Teachers At Play #49: Did you know April is Math Awareness month? That makes it a great time to learn more about the amazing thing all of these mathematicians ar...

Math Teachers at Play #48: Fridays sometimes have a 50 Word Friday article with a special feature – exactly 50 words. I’m doing a variation of this – every sentence in...