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Come see the ASK YOUR MATH FRIEND, JAMES newsletters!

It’s a National Math Festival and Global Math Project collaboration. Students submit their wild and zany math questions and I do my best to answer them. Check out how I do — and submit a question too.

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Teachers: Here’s a Decoder Sheet you can use to reflect on how each essay might fit into curriculum work. (The first page is an example sheet and the second page is blank for you.)


    QUADRATICS, Permutations and Combinations, EXPLODING DOTS, and more!

    Written for educators - and their students too! - this website, slowly growing, takes all the content Tanton has developed in his books, videos, and workshops, and organizes it into short, self-contained, and complete, curriculum units proving that mathematics, at all points of the school curriculum, can be joyous, fresh, innovative, rich, deep-thinking, and devoid of any rote doing! Let's teach generations of students to be self-reliant thinkers, willing to flail and to use their common sense to "nut their way" through challenges, to assess and judge results, and to adjust actions to find success. (Great life skills!)


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