Easter Math

I was not  planning on writing a post on Easter Sunday, but some real-life math occurred while preparing for dinner.   I am sharing here what I posted on my Math Motivator Facebook page. My ham is 5.49 kilograms.  The instructions say to cook it 12-15 minutes per pound or

Easter Egg Tasks

When engaging students in problem solving and I hope you are doing so often, it is important to think about the types of tasks you give them.  Which of the following two will give you the most information about your students? Example 1:  (closed) Nathan finds 6 pink eggs, 1