Category Archives: Math Lessons

Guest Post: 4 Awesome Kids’ Math Games

If you’re a math teacher and are looking for fun ways to motivate your class or lighten the atmosphere, here are some great kids’ math games to help you along. Needless to say, the kids are definitely going to love them! Fun Kids’ Math Games – Fun Classroom Ideas for Teachers 1. Simple Mental Math… Read More »

Ten problem solving and geometric construction tasks

I’ve written a number of posts the last couple of months which I published in other sites. They are problem solving tasks mostly in geometry using GeoGebra and a few on function, trigonometry and calculus. May I share 10 of them here. The first six are teaching resources which I posted in AgIMat, a site about science and… Read More »

Teaching maximum area problem with GeoGebra

Remember that classic maximum area problem? Here’s a version of it: Pam wishes to fence off a rectangular vegetable garden in her backyard. She has 18 meters of  fencing wire which she will use to fence three sides of the garden with the existing fence forming the fourth side. Calculate the maximum area she can… Read More »

Math Lessons in Mathematics for Teaching

This is a collection of math lessons posted in this blog.  Most if not all of the lessons use the strategy teaching through problem solving or through mathematical investigation. I believe that school mathematics is about teaching students how to think mathematically first and learning the mathematics second so  math lessons should be designed so that students are engaged… Read More »

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