Big Week!

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This week is a big week for MathHappens. On Tuesday, we will be presenting a session at the AISD Language Arts & Social Studies Institute.  Our session is titled “Connecting Language Arts and Social Studies with Mathematics.” We’ll be talking about the Vitruvian Men, Gulliver’s Travels, navigation tools, and our field trip offerings, all of which relate to mathematics. We’ll

Breakthrough Intro Session

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We had a great time at Breakthrough Central Texas sharing some materials for the upcoming math day on the 19th. The photo summary is in a “form” so I hope you can see it. Its a great group of enthusiastic and talented teachers. Check it out by clicking through here for a review of the Breakthrough Central Texas Teacher Info

Heading to Noyce Summit

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Abdulkarim Bora, UTeach Maker Teaching Fellow and Noyce Scholar, is heading to Washington, D.C. for the Noyce Summit. He will be presenting with Dr. Shelly Rodriguez, UTeach Maker Director, and another UTeach Maker Teaching Fellow, Kyle Albernaz. He is also taking some interactive MathHappens materials with him to hand out to conference attendees! What will they be receiving? Find out

Amazing Unusual Math Games

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MathHappens at the Bullock featured a game area on the 2nd floor balcony with an array of unusual math games along with the cannon ball stacking and mirror activity. If you’d like to find an unusual, interesting, fun and math oriented game, check these out! The document contains links on where to get the games and pictures as well

Pfun Times at Maker Pfest!

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We had a great time at Maker Pfest this past Saturday! The Pflugerville Public Library is a beautiful community space and we were pleased to see so many excited visitors at Maker Pfest. Abdulkarim and Arami, both part of the UTeach Maker program, staffed the event. Abdulkarim talked to visitors about the golden ratio calipers and how this ratio shows

Everyday Superhumans

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Whoo hoo!  I’m so pleased for MathHappens to be on the roster of this fun podcast along with Josh Ransom of the Nature and Science Center.  Everyday Superhumans features not for profits and the things they do in Austin.  This was my first podcast and I’m currently looking for a voice coach : )  Read their newsletter and link to