Remember the pre show you saw at the movie theatre – the entertaining movie trivia meant to quiet the audience and create a mood for the upcoming movie? This preshow can be used before any grade 8 to 12 math class for the same purpose There are 57 slides filled with mathematical challenges and curiosities which will help create a positive learning environment, encourage logical reasoning and set the tone for class. There are brain teasers, patterns to discover, inquiry based questions, historical facts, all of which will motivate students to be receptive to the mathematical learning in today’s class. Begin this looping 6 " power point as students enter the classroom and they will begin to focus on math and quiet down ready for today’s lesson. It is an incentive for them not to be late if they know it is coming! Leave it play as you take attendance, hand back assignments and get fully prepared to begin your lesson.