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## Odd Shape Out

### big solutions to little problems

Solutions to a previous Solve It problem are discussed, and the procedures used with problem solving are explored.

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## Calendar and Solutions – August 2014

A set of problems of many types.

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## Palette of Problems

A monthly set of problems is aimed at a variety of ability levels.

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## Media Clips: Mosquitoes; Pythagorean Baseball

Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. This month's clips examine why raindrops do not crush mosquitoes and feature an application of the Pythagorean theorem to baseball. The mathematics involved includes dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the Pythagorean theorem.

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## Palette of Problems – May 2014

A monthly set of problems is aimed at a variety of ability levels.

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## Reader Reflections – May 2014

Readers comment on published articles or offer their own ideas.

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## Pattern-Block Puzzlers

Postscript items are designed as rich “grab-and-go” resources that any teacher could quickly incorporate into his or her classroom repertoire with little effort and maximum impact. The current article shares ideas for using Pattern Blocks to increase students' creativity and problem solving skills while extending their understanding of geometric reasoning and number sense.

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## Untangling Geometric Ideas

This geometry lesson uses the work of abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky as a springboard and is intended to promote the conceptual understanding of mathematics through problem solving, group cooperation, mathematical negotiations, and dialogue.

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## Cartoon Corner: Clockwise, but Not So Wise

A cartoon that explores 360 degrees and the directions of clockwise and counterclockwise is coupled with a full-page activity sheet.

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## Connecting the Threads of Area and Perimeter

See how sixth-grade students design and create quilt squares for this geometry project.