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What Weve Learnedfrom the Mathosphere
Blair Miller &Chris Hunter
STA ConventionStar Wars Day, 2012
The Giant Gummy Bear from John Scammell
Dan Meyer on Real-World Math
Introduce the central conflict of your story/task clearly, visually, using as few words as possible.
Dan Meyers 3 Acts of a Mathematical StoryAct One
The protagonist/student overcomes obstacles, looks for resources, and develops new tools.
Resolve the conflict and set up a sequel/extension.
Coke Activityplanning activity1. show image
2. directions (q, info, reveal)3. discuss (and show Timons site)
Act OneAny questions?
Act TwoWhat do students need to know to solve this?
Act ThreeHow will an answer be revealed?What is a possible extension?
Pop Box Design from Timon Piccini
Grab a partner.
How many squares does the diagonal pass through?
Develop a rule.
More than resourcesIts about conversations
Featured Blogs(in order of appearance)
John Scammell Zero-Knowledge ProofsDan Meyer dy/dan
Timon Piccini Mr. Piccs Mathtabulous (And More) SiteKate Nowak f(t)
Frank Noschese Action-ReactionMimi Yang I Hope This Old Train Breaks Down
Geoff Krall Emergent MathNat Banting Musing MathematicallyShawn Cornally Think Thank Thunk
Sam Shah Continuous Everywhere But Differentiable Nowhere
If nothing has interested you so far
Mr. Vs Class