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20 Math Puzzles to Engage Your Students

It’s time for math class, and your students are bored.

It might sound harsh, but it’s true — only about half of students report being engaged at school, and engagement levels only drop as students get older.

Math puzzles are one of the best — and oldest — ways to encourage student engagement. Brainteasers, logic puzzles and math riddles give students challenges that encourage problem-solving and logical thinking. They can be used in classroom gamification, and to inspire students to tackle problems they might have previously seen as too difficult.

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8 Common Core Math Standards, Explained [+ Examples]

The dust has finally settled, and it looks like Common Core math is here to stay.

After countless political battles (and more than one Common Core math meme floating around social media), the initiative that incorporates techniques like cooperative learning and active learning has settled into the American education system.

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