Sharing Math from mathematicians with the Common Core

Last fall Lior Patcher wrote a fantastic blog post about unsolved problems in math and the Common Core math standards: Lior Pachter’s “Unsolved Problems with the Common Core This piece made a big impact on how I think about math that is worth sharing with kids. The general idea of sharing math with kids has … Continue reading Sharing Math from mathematicians with the Common Core

Two problems from a Christopher Danielson paper

A discussion on Twitter about yesterday’s project: A really neat conjecture shared by Tracy Johnston Zager led to this paper from Christopher Danielson getting posted in a thread (the direct link to the paper is in the bottom tweet): I’m terrible at evaluating the difficulty that kids will have with various math problems, but the … Continue reading Two problems from a Christopher Danielson paper