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“Petals Around the Rose” – Problem Solving

I believe that problem solving is one of the most important skills that our students can acquire in our classrooms today. In a recent post, entitled “Problem Solving with ‘Aunt Emma’”, I described an engaging activity which helps students look … Continue reading

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Teacher Feature #26 – School vs. Life

Wow … the month is almost over and I have yet to share my monthly “Teacher Feature”. I’m always looking for educational quotes that I can add to my random “Quote of the Day” displayed in the top right corner … Continue reading

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‘Excel’lent Maths Problem Solving Puzzles

When I taught middle years Mathematics, I found myself intrigued by the different ways students solved puzzles. Classic puzzles, such as the following problem, use letters to represent numbers which can be displayed as simple calculation problems in disguise. One … Continue reading

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