Twin Game and More at the Thinkery.

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What a great evening. Preliminary results of the Birthday Twin game are 20 sets of twins, two sets of triplets and one set of quadruplets. We’ll have more to share when we know the final counts on visitors. We had two sets of twins that had the same name as each other! Laura’s and Steve’s. Here’s a quick photo with

TOY MUSEUM Grand Opening — Coming April 16, 10am – 7pm!

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How do we design and deliver a Smurf relevant math lesson? The task is to design an interaction that provides an interesting and engaging math experience to visitors of all ages and abilities, and that works well in the space and format of the event. We’ll have staff on hand so the opportunities for questions, conjectures, and guidance are greater

Putting the “M” in STEM

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At the ISEA conference, Dr. Wesson handed out some nifty FOSS building kits. So I wrote up a math lesson to go with it. Its adaptable to any level of student and allows for some really cool and interesting questions. If you offer building projects to your students, you may want to try this spreadsheet activity. It will allow you

ISEA Conference, HOUSTON TX, Feb 19-21

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We are very excited to be attending this conference and presenting the NUMBER ZOO on Sunday. The Number Zoo is a great teaching concept that requires only 2nd grade math work by the class or group to make the Zoo and it allows for introduction of some sophisticated ideas in number theory as well as opportunities to tackle some middle