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    No Use for Algebra? Try Creating

    No Use for Algebra? Try Creating "League of Legends" Without It.

    Jun 18, 2018

     

    If you want to build the “most played PC video game” in all of North America and Europe, you need math. Lots of it.

    Sure, computers do the heavy...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Practice Percents To GROW Your Math Skills!

    Word Problem Wednesday: Practice Percents To GROW Your Math Skills!

    Jun 13, 2018

    If you want a plant to grow, you don’t “leaf” it alone, you take care of it.




    9 Fun Activities to Prevent Summer Learning Loss (and Boost Math Skills)

    9 Fun Activities to Prevent Summer Learning Loss (and Boost Math Skills)

    Jun 11, 2018

    Long summer days invite the family to spend extra time relaxing, playing, and connecting. Many parents also look for ways bolster their children’s...







    Math In The Real World: Division Math Activity

    Math In The Real World: Division Math Activity

    Jun 1, 2018

    Many kids first begin to learn division through the concept of sharing. Sharing (or dividing) objects between friends or into groups equally is an...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Measurement and Conversion Math Is Spot-On!

    Word Problem Wednesday: Measurement and Conversion Math Is Spot-On!

    May 30, 2018

    Get ready mathletes, because this week’s word problem is dog-gone grrrreat! We make no bones about it, solving this challenge will help you brush...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Counting Cats Brain Teaser Logic Puzzle

    Word Problem Wednesday: Counting Cats Brain Teaser Logic Puzzle

    May 23, 2018

    Q. Where did the school kittens go for their field trip?A. To the mewseum!What’s wrong, cat got your tongue? Don’t be skittish about solving this...




    Neuroscientist Uses Math To Study Behavior Outside the Norm

    Neuroscientist Uses Math To Study Behavior Outside the Norm

    May 21, 2018

    Might better treatments be available for people with ADHD, depression, Alzheimer’s Disease, or schizophrenia if we could turn on—or off—the right...




    Word Problem Wednesday: Frog and Toad Do Fractions

    Word Problem Wednesday: Frog and Toad Do Fractions

    May 16, 2018

    “We must stop eating!' cried Toad as he ate another.” ―Arnold Lobel, Frog and Toad TogetherFrog and Toad are friends, and sharing is what friends...




    Proportional Thinking (Number Sense Series, Part 3)

    Proportional Thinking (Number Sense Series, Part 3)

    May 14, 2018

     

    "If the world was the size of a basketball, my house would be as big as a flea’s flea!”

    This is an example of how a seven year old once...



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