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A Guide for Using The Phantom Tollbooth in the Classroom (Literature Units)
Kathleen L. Bulloch

Teacher Created Resources, 1994

This resource is directly related to its literature equivalent and filled with a variety of cross-curricular lessons to do before, during, and after reading the book. This reproducible book presents an exciting approach to teaching well-known literature! It includes sample plans, author information, vocabulary building ideas, cross-curriculum activities, sectional activities and quizzes, unit tests, and many ideas for culminating and extending ...


Mathemagic: Magic, Puzzles and Games with Numbers (Dover Recreational Math)
Royal V. Heath

Dover Publications, 1953

More than 60 new puzzles and stunts based on the properties of numbers. Easy techniques for multiplying large numbers mentally, identifying unknown numbers, determining the date of any day in any year, such entertainments as The Lost Digit, and Psychic Bridge. Over 30 pages of magic squares, triangles, cubes, more. 76 illustrations.


The Mathematical Magpie
Clifton Fadiman

Springer, 1997

The companion volume to Fadiman's Fantasia Mathematica , this second anthology of mathematical writings is even more varied and contains stories, cartoons, essays, rhymes, music, anecdotes, aphorisms, and other oddments. Authors include Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Mark Twain, Lewis Carroll, and many other renowned figures.


Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks
Arthur Benjamin, Michael Shermer

Three Rivers Press, 2006

These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers. Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do ...


The Phantom Tollbooth
Norton Juster

Bullseye Books, 1988

This ingenious fantasy centers around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with a watchdog named Tock, Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a memorable journey. He meets such characters as the foolish, yet lovable Humbug, the Mathemagician, and the not-so-wicked "Which," Faintly Macabre, who gives Milo the "impossible" mission of returning two princesses to ...


The Art of Mental Calculation: addition & subtraction
Arthur Benjamin

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

The Art of Mental Calculation will make math fun and accessible to students of all levels. Whether as an enrichment program for aspiring math geniuses or fun practice as a classroom supplement, this book ail have students excited to practice the joys of mental arithmetic in fun new ways. Following Arthur Benjamin's bestseller Secrets of Mental Math, this new workbook provides over 300 examples and exercises for doing rapid mental addition and ...


The Mathemagician's Apprentice (Maths adventures)
B. Boyd

TAG Publishing, 2000


The Amazing Algebra Book: 20 Engaging Tricks (Grades 6-12)
Julian F. Fleron, Ronald Edwards

Didax, 2007

Charm your students and transform your classroom with 20 amazing magic tricks using fundamental algebra. Designed to be used in a variety of modes of teaching; direct instruction, whole group, small group, cooperative group, independent, or discovery learning. These tricks cover a broad range of concepts, from simple variable equations to factored polynomials, all with an engaging twist of magic. Each activity includes everything you need to do ...


Mathemagic!: Number Tricks
Lynda Colgan

Kids Can Press, Ltd., 2011

An introduction to the magic of math that will engage even the most math-reluctant kid. Mathakazam! With this book, math becomes magic for kids! The secrets revealed in Mathemagic will have kids outwitting everyone with their superior computational skills, mystifying friends by plucking secret numbers from their minds and learning the mathematical secrets of the ancients. The book includes step-by-step instructions and explanations of how and ...


The Mathemagician and Pied Puzzler: A Collection in Tribute to Martin Gardner

A K Peters/CRC Press, 1999

This volume comprises an imaginative collection of pieces created in tribute to Martin Gardner. Perhaps best known for writing Scientific American's "Mathematical Games" column for years, Gardner used his personal exuberance and fascination with puzzles and magic to entice a wide range of readers into a world of mathematical discovery. This tribute therefore contains pieces as widely varied as Gardner's own interests, ranging from limericks to ...


Rational Science Vol. III (Volume 3)
Monk E. Mind

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Rational Science Vol. III is sixty chapters from Volumes I and II.


The Mathemagician: A Common Core/Common Sense Math Builder for Kindergarten
Mr Paul K Brown

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Imagine ALL of your primary students becoming well prepared with the number sense they’ll need throughout elementary school with only TEN MINUTES of high-leverage small-group instruction in your class each day, plus game time! Traditional lesson models often compel us to push children past their optimal learning zone, causing fatigue, stress, and boredom, which actually inhibits neuro connections in the brain. Is our conventional approach to ...


The Stone Lions (Volume 1)
Gwen Dandridge

Hickory Tree Publishing, 2013

In the last throes of the 14th century, Islamic Spain is under pressure from Castile and Aragon. Ara, the twelve-year old daughter to the Sultan, finds herself in the center of a political intrigue when her eunuch tutor is magically transformed by the evil Wazir. Can a little girl save her friend and tutor with the help of a Sufi mathemagician? Intertwined in a mystery of math, art and magic, Ara races to find the seven broken symmetries before ...


Molding Mental Mathemagicians
Jan Watson, Corrie Ganger

Bookmasters, inc, 2005

Do your elementary students love math? . . .Why not? . . .We know why; that's why we developed an auxiliary program (power booster) that brings kids to an understanding and love of math.


Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks by ...

Three Rivers Press, 1000


The Curse of Magoria (Usborne Thrillers)
Paul Stewart

Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2004

Ryan's huge excitement at arriving on holiday in Oberdorf soon evaporates after a terrifying nightmare in which he is trapped and hunted. In this breathtaking tale of magic and adventure, Ryan's nightmare becomes a horrifying reality as he struggles to escape the deadly dance of time and defy the ancient Curse of Magoria.


Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Mental Math Tricks by ...

Three Rivers Press, 0100


Tribute to a Mathemagician

A K Peters/CRC Press, 2004

The tradition of a publication based on the Gathering for Gardner continues with this new carefully selected and edited collection in which Martin Gardner and friends inspire and entertain. The contributors to this volume---virtually a list of Who's Who in the World of Puzzles---trace their inspiration to Martin Gardner's puzzle column in Scientific American and to his contributions to the world of recreational mathematics. Tribute to a ...


Pythagoras the Mathemagician
Karim El Koussa

Sunbury Press, Inc., 2010

Pythagoras the Mathemagician , a biographical novel that retells the story of the first philosopher in history. Discover who the real Pythagoras was within the pages of this philosophical work of historical fiction. This controversial novel looks at the first philosopher from an unfamiliar perspective to most Western readers and scholars. El Koussa stands in the vanguard of a new generation of writers and thinkers who are bringing the rich and ...



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