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Have you ever played KenKen? See if you can complete a 6x6 puzzle by the end of summer!
http://illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=4184
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Did you know that Illuminations' third most popular interactive for 2014 is now optimized for your tablet? How do you use Tessellation Creator (grades 3–8)?
http://illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=3533
Click-and-drag the shapes from the top menu to the canvas below. If the sides of shapes are dragged close to each other, those shapes will snap together. Click-and-drag a rectangle around a group of shapes to glue them together. Use the scroll bars along the right side and bottom of the canvas ...
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Have you seen the updated Deep Sea Duel yet?
Web: http://illuminations.nctm.org/deepseaduel/
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/deep-sea-duel/id547246887
What's new: Spanish option, graphics, 2-player mode, & negative rational number option PLUS available instructional and strategy guides.
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Brain Teaser time!
If wheel A starts to rotate clockwise as the arrow indicates, can all 4 wheels rotate? If so, which way does each wheel rotate?
Can all the wheels turn if all 4 belts are crossed? If 1 or 3 belts are crossed?
http://illuminations.nctm.org/BrainTeasers.aspx?id=5035
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The ‪#‎NCTMBoston‬ Daily Puzzle Contest is back! Drop by the Illuminations/Classroom Resources booth to pick one up! (All correct answers will be entered into a drawing for a power bank or NCTM gift card).
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Going to #NCTMBoston? Have you ever used our resource(s) successfully?
Come meet us at the Illuminations’ booth to provide a testimonial.
In return, the first 200 participants will receive NCTM powerbanks!
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What better way to keep your mind sharp during summer break than to do a Brain Teaser?
In the diagram shown, each “path” from top to bottom correctly spells the word MATCH. What is the total number of different paths in the diagram?
http://illuminations.nctm.org/BrainTeasers.aspx?id=4755
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Take a look at 2014's most popular grades 6–8 lesson, Order of Operations Bingo
http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lesson.aspx?id=2583
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Have you ever used the oldie (but goodie) interactive, Conic Section Explorer? https://illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=3506 "It allows students to ask "What happens if..." questions and actually see the result of the changes." -Carol McDonald, math teacher at Shakamak Jr-Sr High School
What lesson or interactive is your favorite and why?
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It's finally here- Calculation Nation's 13th game! Use your knowledge of linear functions to avoid the bombs and sink as many ships as possible.
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Check out our newest interactive, Pi Fight! How comfortable are you with radians and degrees? Play on the web on your desktop or tablet today!
http://illuminations.nctm.org/PiFight/
Pi Fight is designed to help students become comfortable with using both radians and degrees. Choose between radians, degrees, or a combination of both to hit Okta, the octopus. Each game is 3 minutes long, and the shot clock starts off with 10 seconds. Choose the bubble that corresponds to ...
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Illuminations is a project designed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and supported by the Verizon Foundation. Illuminations works to serve you by increasing access to quality standards-based resources for teaching and learning mathematics, including interactive tools for students and instructional support for teachers. Learn more about us.