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

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

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

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

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,

Game about Squares

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

Playing with Pattern Blocks | Unschooling Conversations

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

Math with Many Right Answers

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

Mrs. E Teaches Math

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

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

Math Game: Thirty-One

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

Lessons | Robert Kaplinsky - Glenrock Consulting

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

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

2015 Mathematics Game

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

Hit Me! (A Math Game)