Narrow door or Wide door

Recently I saw this post and it really got me thinking about the idea of everyone being a math person.   If we are going to believe that EVERYONE can be a math person, we must also consider clarifying some things… Tradition has it that the phrase “Let no one ignorant of geometry enter” was […]

Fractions are nutria

I’ll bet you are wondering two things: What does the title mean? What the heck is a nutria? Today I did a demonstration with a wonderful 6th grade class. We were comparing and ordering rational numbers. I grabbed this lesson from Open Up Resources. (It is an amazing free curriculum, but you might need to […]