December Math Problems

December 15, 2015 Massachusetts Curriculum Framework, Mathematical Musings, Monthly Resources for Math Educators by Looney Math Consulting No comments

Problems of the Month: Early Childhood Tasks: Candles have been used for light and to illuminate man’s celebrations for more than 5,000 years. During December, many celebrations involve lighting candles. Here are some candle problems for you to consider: Jackson lights a candle at 2:00 and it burns until 5:00. How many hours did his […]

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November Resources for Math Teachers

November 2, 2015 Mathematical Musings, Monthly Resources for Math Educators by Looney Math Consulting No comments

Looney Math Consulting offers resources for math educators in the form of word problems, book recommendations and helpful links. Math Resources Website: Search RICH TASKS by grade level at Yummy Math Yummy Math provides teachers with an easy way to bring real-life into their math classrooms. When math is explored in contexts that are familiar […]

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Richard J. Coppa – Father, Mentor, Ultimate Teacher.

September 22, 2015 Mathematical Musings, Updates for Math Educators - News by Looney Math Consulting No comments

In Memoriam to Richard J. Coppa – my father, my mentor, and the ultimate teacher. Long before Carol Dweck’s research on growth mindset, there was my father’s mindset – study, work hard, think creatively, tackle hard problems, stick with it, if you fail, try again… this is the record that plays in my mind. This […]

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Summer Math Calendars

June 7, 2015 Mathematical Musings by Looney Math Consulting No comments

The links below provide an easy-to-use summer math calendar to keep the math going! Thank you to the school districts that have taken the time to put together such valuable resources. Grades PreK-5: Summer Reading/Math Calendars Grades K – 3: Summer Math Calendars Grades 2 – 8 from 2014: Summer Calendars Grades 1 – 6 from 2013: Summer […]

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