Here’s a great puzzler for logic. Princess Rowena Evil King Raymond and the White Knight RAY: This puzzler comes from the days of knights and kings and fair maidens. Once upon a time, the fair maiden Rowena wished to wed. … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2010
As the subtitle to this blog suggests, I look for patterns. What questions do you have after seeing these three pictures of paper towel packaging? Addition: For those who’d like the prices for the “giant” and “big”.
I put together this quick six question activity that combines pairs of angles (complementary, supplementary, linear pairs, and vertical angles) and some basic algebra. The idea is that the students need to answer the question, then to get to the … Continue reading
I don’t know if you listen to Car Talk, but maybe you should give it a try. Its a weekly radio show on NPR and podcasts are available. Essentially it is a call-in show for car questions and the hosts, … Continue reading
The first project that we did in Applied math was called the Knockoff Project. This was a brand new project meant to utilize the 21st century classroom and the Project Based Learning initiative that this class is now based on. … Continue reading
He is a birthday present from my sister in law. Awesome gift, I’m going to put it over the clock in my room (there would be rioting, but the kids can’t read an analogue clock anyway). But can you spot … Continue reading