Google Slides Presentation: Indigenous Math Games

My students learned how to play two different Aboriginal math games (more can be found here).  They had fun playing Throw Sticks and Stick Dice, games originating with the Apaches in the Southwest United States and the Pomo Indians of California, respectively. During large celebrations that would last about four days, nations would get together … Continue reading Google Slides Presentation: Indigenous Math Games


Some of my students struggle with division.  I have taught a strategy called flexible division to see if they would find it easier.  It is essentially using the multiplication of friendly numbers and "keeping track" of these numbers on the side of your division problem.  For example, if you are dividing 85 into 2 groups, … Continue reading Clarity