Looking for real world, intriguing problems to get your students thinking? Then you should check out Plus Magazine.
Plus Magazine offers puzzles, articles, podcasts, and reviews from top mathematicians. The puzzles and problems feature real world applications and highlight careers in math, science, and engineering. You can also subscribe to the Plus Magazine Podcast. This web resource could be used to offer challenge problems to the whole class or to spark an idea for a more in depth math project! When students connect math to the real world, it is a Plus!
Carmen Marty is an instructional specialist with the eMINTS National Center.