Calendar for March from MANGO Math – Everyday fun

  MANGO Math March 2017 Calendar Enjoy the fun of MANGO Math’s March calendar These problems provide students with great algebraic thinking skills.  Students will start to understand concepts regarding balanced equations.  A student can add or subtract the same number of shape or multiply or divide by the same number or shape on both […]

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Making a List – Checking it Twice – Problem Solving Using Lists

Why make a list? I think my first list was to Santa and I am sure the first thing on it was a pony.  We all have opportunities in our daily lives to make lists; groceries, packing, daily to-dos.  And making a list in math is a great way for students organize their thoughts as […]

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Creative Thinking

What would you rather teach, math or creative thinking?  Do you see these as two different concepts or the same concept? When I was school-aged I saw these as two very different concepts.  Math was memorization, formulas and one dimensional algorithms.  Give me a story problem like this:   A carpenter can cut a log into […]

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