The Importance of Recreational Math – The New York Times

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‘Fun’ problems can lead to striking, unexpected discoveries.

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When I was a junior in a mathematics education class our prof Scott Malcolm introduced us to recreational mathematics in the form of Yes!  Math Can Be Fun by Brandes  I used it every year during my career.  Pulled kids into mathematics every time!

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About hsmathematicstothecore

Retired Mathematics Teacher and Care Team Coordinator. Co-Chair of Lace-Up-for Kids which puts a new pair of shoes on kids before school starts. Wife and mother of two adult children. Currently working as a mathematics consultant on projects dealing with the new Common Core Standards.

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