Category Archives: Mathematics education

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 »

Should we do away with calculation?

We don’t need to spend much time with calculation. Technology can do that for us. We can use the extra time saved for engaging in ‘higher-level’ thinking. Mr. Conrad Wolfram in his TEd Education Talk makes a lot of sense in this video. But, I have my reservations but not because I’m for teaching a… Read More »

Top 5 Best Math Education Sites and Blogs

Math teachers serious at improving their craft should find a wealth of resources in the following math education sites: 1. The Klein Project blog is a collection of vignettes written for secondary school mathematics teacher. The blog is unique in the sense that unlike other blogs for teachers, “the vignette is not about pedagogy, but inspires good… Read More »

Levels of Problem Solving Skills

Here is one way of describing students levels of problem solving skills in mathematics. I call them levels of problem solving skills rather than process of reflective abstraction as described in the original paper. As math teachers it is important that we are aware of our students learning trajectory in problem solving so we can… Read More »

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