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Pentiremeter
New game! But a story first. The idea came to me just before class, and the preservice teachers in my geometry & data for elementary course were willing to try and playtest. (Thank you!) The class before we had defined and catalogued all the pentominoes. (S...

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Mathematical Autobiography
For Tracy Zager's amazing new book ( book , FaceBook , forum , Twitter ), she's asking for mathematical biographies . I used to ask my preservice teachers to do that, but haven't in a while. Thinking that I'm going to again for this read... so I should, too...

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Suzanne Alejandre from the Math Forum was reminding us about the MF's Teacher 2 Teacher board. http://mathforum.org/t2t/ask/ It's a space for teachers to ask questions of some math teachers I love to pieces, like Wendy Menard and Peg Cagle. It's a refocus because of some interesting results they got from making space to ask questions at conferences this fall. http://mathforum.org/blogs/suzanne/2016/12/29/ask-the-nctm-community/

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Why Math?
I'm teaching a preservice teacher math for high school course this semester. You wouldn't know, since I've been so bad at blogging this semester. This is the best group of writers collectively I've ever had, I think. There's an odd issue, though. They're al...

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John Golden commented on a post on Blogger.
Terrific Desmos work, Dan!

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John Golden commented on a post on Blogger.
Oh no! Your inventive and ingenious applets will be missed.

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Book Celebration
To celebrate the release of the newest great and greatest new children's math book... by which I mean Which One Doesn't Belong? by the #MTBoS' own Christopher Danielson, of course... I thought I'd recap some of my favorite math picture books. This list also...

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Quilt Show
Lots of pictures of quilts! I see this as just #mathart appreciation, but also can be some inspiration for lessons. In fact, #MTMSchat this month (August 17th, Wed, 9 pm ET) is on this math and quilt article :  Quilt Block Symmetries by Matt Roscoe and Joe ...

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Tess Elation
Special opportunity today, to meet and greet the author of a fun new math book. Emily Grosvenor ( twitter , website ) is a "reporter, travel writer and essayist" who has gotten all the way to Mathland with her illustrated children's book Tessalation! . Afte...

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Wimbledon
Quick game idea dreamed up while watching tennis. I'm excited about it, but it's untested. Maybe someone will playtest with me at TMC16? Wimbledon 2 or 4 players (doubles, naturally) Materials : deck of playing cards, score sheet. Set up : deal each player ...
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