Stranded Mathematicians Activity: A Fun Group Activity for the First Week of School

Last summer I read the book, Teach Like a Pirate by Dave Burgess. This book was absolutely fantastic and full of great ways to engage students. I would highly, highly, highly recommend it to any teacher! One of his tactics for helping students learn how to properly work in groups in his class is to have students work in groups to complete a Survivor-type activity. He gave them an extremely engaging back-story and explained that half of the individuals from […]

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