James Tanton's website offers a number of resources for math teachers, including instructional videos, puzzles, essays, and more. Tanton is a mathematics scholar who has taught high school and college students and authored a number of instructional resources. Visitors will find free material in the Think cool math! and Think curriculum! sections. These materials are designed to facilitate student engagement in mathematics inquiry and the central concepts behind mathematical patterns. For example, in the lesson, "Divisibility Rules Galore," visitors will find a series of helpful divisibility rules, accompanied by helpful explanations. In, "Surprising Fibonacci Appearances," visitors will find a series of puzzles and videos related to Fibonacci sequences. In the On Logarithms essay, Tanton writes about the history of logarithms and why the term is so confusing to mathematics students.
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