# Playful Math for Middle & High School

As our children (and their parents!) play around with mathematical ideas and the relationships between them, we develop deep understanding that is strong enough to support future learning.
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Integer Games (Consecutive Capture, Tug of War, Close to Zero, Zero Rummy, Gridfight, Honeycomb, +/- 24)

### Math Hombre: Integer Games

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Many children (and adults) believe “math with letters” is a jumble of abstract nonsense, with too many formulas and rules that have to be memorized if you want to pass a test...

### Understanding Math: Algebraic Multiplication

Doodling in Math Class: Stars

### Doodling in Math Class: Stars

Kick off a new year of mathematical play for the whole family!

### 2016 Mathematics Game

How to Learn Math is a free class for learners of all levels of Mathematics

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Fun trig challenge puzzle.

### Trigonometry Pile Up! | Great Maths Teaching Ideas

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Math activities you can do with a handful of pennies.

### A Penny for Your Math

High school math teacher Chris Rime has done it again. Check out his November 2015 printable math calendars for Algebra 1 (in English or Spanish), Algebra 2, and Geometry students. Enjoy! Things to...

### November Math Calendars

Ms. Milleson's 7th Grade Blog: Capture/Recapture - Proportions Math Activity

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Pre-Algebra Road Trip Project to practice rates and proportions

### Math = Love: Pre-Algebra Road Trip Project

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great activity teaching rations and proportions plus useful link to Dan Meyer's Three Act Math Tasks which is a collection of creative real-world math problems supported by videos (math centre enrichment?) | math problem-solving

### Math = Love: Sugar Packets and Proportions

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7 Trigonometry gifs. MIND = BLOWN.

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A delightful little HTML5 puzzle game that takes a few seconds to take off and a few hours to beat. Playable right in the browser, including mobile,

The Last Block game - with pattern blocks. Make your own game boards using triangle graph paper.

### Playing with Pattern Blocks | Unschooling Conversations

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Invent a new sequence. Give it a name. I’d love to hear how you explain it!

### Math with Many Right Answers

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Building Linear Functions - Authentic Math Task Lesson Reflection good for algebra 1 or algebra 2

### Mrs. E Teaches Math

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How can we divide it evenly, so we each get a fair share? How big is your piece?

### Infinite Cake: Don Cohen's Infinite Series for Kids

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Math game and logic puzzle from Henry Dudeney’s classic book, The Canterbury Puzzles.

### Math Game: Thirty-One

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Real world problems. Great example...how many movies can you see in one day, justify answer with viable argument.

### Lessons | Robert Kaplinsky - Glenrock Consulting

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April 2015 Math Calendar: Each date is a math puzzle.

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Memorizing area formulas is a rite of passage for adolescents. It’s fun and useful—you know, like acne...

### The Secret to All Areas

The Secondary Classroom can be fun too.....: Formative Assessment Lessons - They are more fun than they sound!

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Math Manifesto: From the very beginning of my education, I can do these things to some degree. And I am always learning to do them better...

### The Math Student’s Manifesto

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Slip into your workout clothes and pump up those mental muscles with the Annual Mathematics Year Game Extravaganza!

### 2015 Mathematics Game

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Hit Me! (Integers Math Game) Build understanding of negative numbers with this family-favorite game.

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