Math Practice Makes Perfect Math Practice?? It is four in the morning and I am sitting in a hotel room in San Antonio thinking about math education and an article that I just read entitled, “Drill, Baby, Drill? Study finds worksheets, practice improves math skills more than fun stuff.” Well, I will say […]

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There is actually a math formula that can predict what will make you happy. This equation, according to the researchers, was able to successfully predict the factors leading to peoples’ happiness a significant percentage of the time. I have no idea what this equation means or how to even apply it but what this formula […]

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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 […]

Math is everywhere and there is no better time to see it prevalent than at the Holidays. Student need to have continued practice with their math to become math proficient. Just 20 to 30 minutes a day of fun math practice is needed to stay sharp. Here are some great ways to include math in […]

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First Day of X-Math Supplies: MANGO playing cards, remove the MANGO cards. In a regular deck remove face cards and have Ace = 1. 1 to 2 players. Student draws one card from the pile and sets it to the side, face up, this is your “base card”, the number on the card will […]

For many kids, their local pool is their summertime temple. It’s too hot to do much else during these dog days, and swimming is an outlet for outdoor fun with their friends that also helps them cool off. If you’re wondering how you can incorporate math learning into your child’s summer recreation, here are a […]