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The last day of sale!

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Get 30% off of ALL Math Mammoth and Make It Real Learning materials -- as downloads or CDs.

Use the coupon code MAYSALE.

Visit http://www.mathmammoth.com/ now -- or see more details here.



Kids Math TV games

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Math GAMES are an excellent way to help kids retain what they've learned.

Try some games from KidsMathTV
for a little fun review this summer.

They have a bunch of games from kindergarten through 7th grade!

Personally, I feel my oldest can use review of pre-algebra concepts, such as equations and percentages, which are included on their page for 7th grade games.

Do you have a "math gene"?

The clip lets you see just a glimpse of how damaging that myth can be...



...but there is great hope! As soon as students, teachers, and parents start believing that EVERYONE can learn grade-school math, students start gaining— and even get excited about math!

The clip is from an upcoming new movie American Math Crisis by Vicki Abeles, who has also made the feature documentary Race to Nowhere.

Math Mammoth Review Workbooks - discounted!

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Not only can you get Math Mammoth review workbooks (great for summer math) at 30% discount as downloads (at Kagi; use coupon MAY2014)...

...but you can also get them as PRINTED VERSIONS, at 20% offat Lulu.

BOTH deals last till May 31.

Review workbooks (printed) at 20% off >

Before purchasing, you can learn more about the workbooks and download samples at my site. You will find links to Kagi and Lulu storefronts there, as well.

Math Mammoth May sale is here!

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From now till May 31, get all Math Mammoth & Make It Real Learning downloads and CDs for 30% off! The sale lasts till May 31, 2014.

Use coupon code MAY2014 at Kagi store.

You will find links to order pages at Kagi all around MathMammoth.com site — they are located under each book's cover image.

Visit MathMammoth.com >Or, if you are ready to order, use these direct links to the order pages:
Order Light Blue seriesOrder Blue seriesOrder Golden and Green SeriesOrder Make It Real Learning activity workbooksOrder Bundles (CDs or downloads)Order Review workbooks
Which book to buy?
To learn about the different Math Mammoth books (including free samples), check out:

Blue Series -- topical worktexts with instructionLight Blue Series -- complete curriculumMake It Real Learning -- how math is used in real lifeReview Workbooks -- both topical and mixed review worksheets for grades 1-6. Great for summer math!Golden Series -- worksheet collections by gradesGreen Series -- worksheet…

How to Learn Math - student course

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Last year, I took a free online course by professor Jo Boaler titled How to Learn Math.

I loved the course. I learned about the value of mistakes, brain growth, number talks and number sense, and other VERY refreshing and thought-provoking topics.

Now she is offering a student version of the course, and once again it is free.

The different concepts covered are:
Knocking Down the Myths About MathMath and MindsetMistakes and SpeedNumber Flexibility, Mathematical Reasoning, and ConnectionsNumber Patterns and RepresentationsMath in Life, Nature and Work
Read a detailed description and register at

How to Learn Math: Student Course

Since I loved the similar course for teachers last year, I am SURE this course is very beneficial to students!

Geometric VANISH puzzle

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Look at what happens here, when the pieces are rearranged!


One square disappears. How can that be?

Find the answer and a video with another, even MORE intriguing vanishing puzzle here:

Geometric vanishes

Hint: The solution has to do with Fibonacci numbers!