How do I Use Fortune Cookies to Teach Algebra?

Answer Fortune cookies can provide not only a snack for students but also a creative way to teach lessons, such as algebra. Fortune cookies have a sheet of paper inside them, typically containing a "fortu... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How do I Use Fortune Cookies to Teach Algebra

When are they going to start calling fortune cookies, "generic aphorism cookies"?

What is the tradition behind fortune cookies?

The tradition of consuming fortune cookies after a meal began in America. The fortune cookie was first introduced in California around 1915. Much debate exists surrounding the creator of the fortun... Read More »

Do Fortune cookies work?

The companies who make them actually decided to change the messages and make them more positive and pleasing after receiving complaints about the negative fortunes inside. So the messages inside ar... Read More »

How are fortune cookies made?

Fortune cookies are made by combining eggs, sugar, vegetable oil, cornstarch, flour and water into a dough, baking the cookie and then inserting a piece of paper with a "fortune"--which is often a ... Read More »