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The Heart of
Mathematical Thinking

By Laura Candler


The heart of mathematical thinking
This Valentine Hearts Investigation engages students in collecting data, making predictions, and graphing. Included are a student worksheet, student data chart, and a Smartboard example of student work.


  • For more information about Laura Candler's February and Winter Activities, visit Teaching Resources' Seasonal Activities page.



About the Author

Laura Candler is a classroom teacher with nearly 30 years experience teaching elementary and middle school. She is a workshop consultant and the author of more than a dozen books for teachers, including Classroom Goal Setting. Laura offers hundreds of free materials in her online File Cabinet.

Updated 2/4/2020