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A Lazy Teacher’s Version of Block Game

I love the “Block” game that my colleague Erin has shared with me. Erin found it at Maria Anderson’s post. It looked familiar, turned out it was one of Elizabeth’s #made4math posts. I know I’m late to this good find because Bowman responded when I tweeted how much I love this game: bowmanimal: @fawnpnguyen @busynessgirl i use this for antiderivatives. love it! i made cards with […]

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Staircases and Steepness, Continued

This happened Thursday. By Friday morning the kids who did “base times height” learned that these numbers didn’t match up with the steepness ranking. They said, “That just gives you area.” So I made these sketches, and hopefully the kids understood why finding area wasn’t the same as finding steepness. Those who did not do “base times […]

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