Nov 13, 2017
Question: Jack’s suitcase can hold twice as much as Wendy’s suitcase. Wendy’s suitcase can hold twice as much as Danny’s suitcase. Danny’s suitcase is exactly big enough to hold 12 sweaters. How many sweaters can fit inside all ...
Nov 8, 2017
Kids need time and space to build a toolbox of math skills. They build it in their own as they acquire new concepts, improve their number sense, enhance their problem solving.
In the effort to get the toolbox filled, it is easy to resort ...
Nov 6, 2017
Question: Jack is sitting in a swivel chair facing north. He spins a half turn clockwise, then a quarter turn counterclockwise, then a full turn clockwise, and finally a three-quarter turn counterclockwise. In which direction is...
Nov 1, 2017
Research shows that the seemingly benign statements about math (“I never liked this stuff,” “This never made any sense to me”) rub off on our children and do lasting harm.
In a 2015 study, math-anxious parents who frequently helped their e...
Oct 30, 2017
Question: What time is it if the minute hand of a clock is pointed at the second small mark past the 2, the hour hand is pointed between the 5 and 6, and it is the afternoon?
Question: What number is exa...