Nansea Cross, a math teacher and tutor, shares discoveries that make math easier to teach and more exciting to learn.
Beginning with the multiplication table, she found that all the multiples of all the numberstaken through a simple processreveal different patterns. Looking deeper, she realized that these patterns repeat, have symmetry, and all add up to the same reduced number.
The patterns occur horizontally, vertically, and diagonally in both directions and there are also patterns with perfect squares, perfect cubes, exponents, triangular numbers, and the hundreds board.
Throughout the book, youll find charts, diagrams, and directions on where you can find additional resources to help students learn. Youll also find ideas for exciting class projects and tips on engaging students.
Even veteran teachers will be impressed by the new dimension you can add to math by focusing on simple patterns that will inspire, motivate, and energize students at all levels. Get ready to have some fun with Mind-Blowing Math.