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Searching for a new book to read on a lazy Sunday afternoon? Check out Amazon for new releases in mathematics! See how math connects to football, art, the secrets of the universe and scientific paradoxes. Here are some new titles you can look forward to reading:...read more
Who says math should stay in the classroom? Try these games to liven up game night with a little math twist! Prime Climb – Use arithmetic skills to work your way winning. Quirkle – Shape and color-based strategy matching game. Go big and try Quirkle cubes. Dominos –...read more
By Suzanne Galayda How often have you spoken to a student with a bad test grade and heard “I spent hours” studying? Students often study in ways that don’t translate to retention of material. The research around student study habits indicates that the go-to methods of...read more
Want to win a million dollars a year for life? Simple! Just fill out a perfect March Madness bracket. The odds of getting a perfect bracket are so astronomically high that last year billionaire Warren Buffet offered $1 million dollars a year for life to any Berkshire...read more
Looking for a new approach when discussing career paths with students? Use this breakdown of the fastest-growing jobs in each U.S. state to guide your conversations! Sharing information on fast-growing job areas encourages students to think futuristically rather than...read more
"I'd like to invite you to our professional development event on Friday, March 8. My coauthor, Bill Navidi, and I will discuss the state of statistics education, what drove us to write an Elementary Statistics textbook, and why we've decided to be so involved in all...read more
March 14th, affectionately known as "Pi Day" (with 3/14 representing 3.14), is the biggest unofficial math holiday on the calendar. Here are some fun classroom activities to get your students engaged with the amazing constant! Memorizing the Digits of Pi One of the...read more