# Monday Must Reads: Volume 41

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Happy Monday! It’s once again time to create a round-up of the most awesome tweets from the past week. These are my must-reads. I hope you find some inspiring ideas.

## Visual Number Puzzle

Check out this awesome visual-based problem for elementary from Berkeley Everett.

## Parabolas Scavenger Hunt

Mr. Hogg has created an awesome scavenger hunt that combines the properties of parabolas with the location of the next clue.

## Function Notation Open Middle Puzzle

Chase Orton shares an open middle problem that provides some much-needed practice with function notation.

## Distributive Property Puzzles

Greta Bergman inspires with her distributive property puzzles. Find out more by reading her blog post.

## Positive or Negative Auction

Michelle Pavlovsky created an auction activity that focuses on whether expressions evaluate to positive or negative values. This looks awesome!

## Barbie Bungee

Dan Meyer‘s Barbie Bungee video is a must-watch. Click through to the tweet to watch!

## Inspiring Classroom Transformations

Adela Alekic is an expert at transforming her classroom for different lessons. Her twitter account is super-inspiring. Be sure to check it out!

## Slope Dude Says INB Pages

These notes from Jae Ess are one of the most adorable sets of INB pages I have ever seen!

## Rate of Change Review Game

Jae Ess also shares a fun-looking function and rate of change review game.

## Circle Warm-Up

I love this warm-up question from Lisa Bejarano.

I also have to share Lisa‘s WODB warm-up involving quadratics.

## Sara Van Der Werf Quote

Lisa Winer had the brilliant idea to post this inspiring quote from Sara Van Der Werf on her laptop.

## Clue Scale Factor Lesson

Lisa Richardson shares an awesome Clue-based lesson that addresses scale factor.

## Pockets Data Collection Question

I love this data analysis question shared by Laurie Boswell.

## Desmos Tangrams

Mark Kaercher shares some tangrams made with Desmos. Very cool!

## Pinwheel Tiling

Philip Smith shares some amazing student artwork.

## Desmos Inspired String Art

Also, check out this string art inspired by Desmos.

## Chalk Cardiods

I also love the idea of chalk cardioids.

## Inspiring Math Art

I hope you’re not tired of seeing the awesome math-art created by Philip Smith‘s students because I must share one more photo so you can see the art that also lines the walls of his classroom.

## Slope Open Middle Puzzle

John Rowe shares a new open-middle problem for practicing slope.

## Visual Pattern Manipulatives

Heather Curl‘s use of manipulatives with visual patterns is inspiring.

## Creating Composite Figures with Tape

How cool is is that Brian McBain has his students create composite figures with tape?

## Easter Family Breakout Box

I also adore the fact that Brian McBain used a break-out box with his family for Easter.

## Desmos Maze Project

Kim Spek inspires with a maze-based Desmos project.

## Interactive Word Wall

Sue Choi shares the idea of an interactive word wall. How awesome is this?!?

## Exponent Wonderings

Julie Morgan shares an anecdote from class. I absolutely love her response!

## Lobster Roll Prompt

Heidi Fessenden highlights an awesome question based on a very cool image of lobster rolls.

## Laser Cut Tessellations

Kathy Henderson shares more of the awesome tessellations her students created.

## Rational Exponents Stand and Talk

Ms. Mac shares a single, powerful image for teaching rational exponents using a Stand & Talk.

## Scholarship Calculations

Andrea Pope brings real-world math into her classroom by having students calculate how much they could make per hour for filling out scholarship applications.

## Card-iac Game

Vincent Pantaloni is at it again with an interesting looking puzzle/game called Card-iac.

LC Dawson turns a picture of a vintage office set into a creative fraction task.

## Creative Quarter the Cross Solution

Jeremy Hughes shares a fun solution to Quarter the Cross. Jeremy is a pre-service STEM teacher in Australia. I love that he is already on twitter!

## The Wonder and Beauty of Math

Tori Cox shares a way to incorporate the wonder and beauty of mathematics into your classroom.