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Educator Spotlight: Seeing the World Through Math

Kimberly Mizenko challenged her students to see math in the world around them and use it to make sense of big data, such as endangered species, which felt important to her and engaging for her class. Kimberly led her students in an investigation to use data and graphing to make predictions and understand the many local and global factors that influence species worldwide, and ultimately … Continue reading Educator Spotlight: Seeing the World Through Math

Game of the Week: National Geographic Puzzle Explorer

By Elaine Larson We’re all intrigued by mazes! And with National Geographic Puzzle Explorer, students can create their own mazes with obstacles that come to life—wild animals, locked gates, paths that suddenly disappear, to name a few—while exploring the world. The obstacles the players place in their mazes act as they do in real life and can help or hinder players’ navigation in the game. … Continue reading Game of the Week: National Geographic Puzzle Explorer