Rise over Run Away!

Need to teach your big kid slope-intercept form but don't really feel like explaining it?  Break out the ol' TI 86 -- or use the amazing free Desmos graphing calculator -- and let her figure it out herself. Given the basic equation, y = mx + b, and a little time to experiment, most kids … Continue reading Rise over Run Away!

Dice Challenge

Looking for a new game for your middle kids?  Make a dice tower.  They are allowed to walk around it but not to touch it.  The goal: Find the sum of all the faces that cannot be seen. This begins as a logic puzzle.  If we can see these numbers, what numbers are missing?  The … Continue reading Dice Challenge