Tag Archives: cognition

Rush Hour Traffic Jam Game – Low & High Tech

Rush Hour Traffic Jam Game – Low & High Tech

Rush Hour Traffic Jam Game by Think Fun has tons of math in it. AND it can be played low tech, high tech or both together! More

AT&T 'In My Day' Commercial is Killing Math Students

AT&T 'In My Day' Commercial is Killing Math Students

AT&T should consider where they’ll need these students before they help to destroy their engagement, problem solving and creativity in math.More

Teaching Intuition in Math

Teaching Intuition in Math

Do you teach intuition in math? Do your students understand what you’re doing or are they confused with your teaching style? More

A Different Way to Teach College Algebra

A Different Way to Teach College Algebra

If your sense of number doesn’t get established, your brain can’t compress math learning. I’m thinking about using this principle to teach college algebra. What do you think?More

Does struggling to remember things help you do math?

Does struggling to remember things help you do math?

When you struggle to remember things, do you reach for google? Or do you strain your brain? Could the strain be helping you build math skills? More

The 'Just Say It' Challenge

The 'Just Say It' Challenge

Can you “just say it” to your kids – about math? About anything? Here’s a challenge to help you be the adult you want your children to be. Join in!More

Ellipse vs. Ellipsis – And Other Similar Math & English Words

Ellipse vs. Ellipsis – And Other Similar Math & English Words

Ever wonder why math has an ellipse (oval) and English has ellipsis (…)? Me too!More

Math Basics – The Real Ones!

Math Basics – The Real Ones!

The basics of math are not what you think!More

The Prime Directive in Education

The Prime Directive in Education

There’s one thing that trumps all other advice – The Prime Directive in Education.More

Why You Should Ignore the Prerequisites in Math Classes

Why You Should Ignore the Prerequisites in Math Classes

Have you ever NOT taken a class because the syllabus said you couldn’t? Did you want to anyway? Well, you totally can!More