Intellectual Need Rules for the Road

LinkRules for the Road

LinkMagic Octagon

LinkChocolate Math

LinkPick a Point

LinkBroken Calculator

Super Stairs

LinkSuper Stairs


Deconstruct the experience. What are the three acts of this story? What were the teacher moves? How is it different than the same kind of problem in a textbook?


Secret Skepticism Survey

Whenever I’m sitting in your seat, sitting through some kind of professional development, I often feel a burning, secret skepticism, something that I keep to myself. I’m inviting you here to make that skepticism or question known (anonymously) to the rest of us.

LinkSecret Skepticism Survey


LinkThree-Act Math Tasks


LinkEstimation 180

LinkGeoff Krall’s Problem-Based Learning Maps

LinkVideo Story Problems (Primary Grades)