Gather some interesting problems, print out copies, provide paper and pencils, and step back and watch the wheels turn! You may want to meet in a room with a black- or whiteboard, so that students can share innovative solutions.

Some sources of good problems:

MAA’s Minute Math: Quick problems and interactive solutions from the MAA's American Mathematics Competitions. Hint: the easiest problems appear on Mondays, the hardest on Fridays.

Mike’s Logic and Math Problems

Mike works in the Office of the Chief Actuary of the Social Security Administration.

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*Mathematical Quickies***:** 270 Stimulating Problems with Solutions, Charles W. Trigg, Courier Dover Publications, 1985.

"Nearly 300 mathematical brain-teasers from the fields of arithmetic, algebra, plane and solid geometry, trigonometry, number theory, and general recreational mathematics."

**Solve This:** * Math Activities for Students and Clubs*, James Tanton, MAA, 2001.

An example from Laundry Math: Can you transfer the T-shirt from one person to another?

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