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Just got mail and so excited to build! Now I just have to find time between work and baby...

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This is an adorable set of folds. Thank you, Bowman!

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Session Thoughts: Shadow Con, Part 2

So now you’re in your classroom and getting students to talk is akin to squeezing rocks for water because math. Mathematics is serious business, no? But what if the quiet of the classroom is tearing at your soul? Sure, they’ll respond when you pull out a…

So now you’re in your classroom and getting students to talk is akin to squeezing rocks for water because math. Mathematics is serious business, no? But what if the quiet of the classroom is tearing at your soul? Sure, they’ll respond when you pull out a…

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Strategies are so important in math, especially with the things we use all the time like counting. How do we make sure our students have those strategies? This 5th grade teacher did a little experiment with ten frames.

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November origami is set to travel forth tomorrow. Baskets for the month of Thanksgiving plus some bonus origami :D

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Ashli Black commented on a post on Blogger.

"I made a little form special for this purpose because if one wants humans to take one seriously, one must make it obvious that one has prepared for their arrival." <-- This sentence resonated heavily with me on many levels from print outs to idea arcs that can span across the days. I think once kids believe there is a method to the madness, they start to look for patterns and connections themselves instead of just waiting for learning to be dropped upon them.

omg, I am a failure at memory. Guess who had a really busy May and is now travelling until the end of July? I feel horrid that this totally slipped off my radar and I will try to play catchup once I get back to my regular supplies. I'll have time to do that the first week at Math Camp when I'm there for set up and have some free time. Will try to do something extra special to make up for lameness. I've also turned on notifications for this group.

For Problem Set 2 there is a typo in problem 6. It should say "find the probability that two positive integers do not share a common factor greater than 1, given that..."

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