No, not a post about IKEA furniture. A while ago I put up a post on colouring multiplication tables by assigning ranges of numbers a colour value. You end up with something that looks like a rainbow.This image was made in Tinkerplots, so it was easy to go from a 10 x 10 table to a 50 x 50 table (removing the numbers and just keeping the colours, and shrinking each cell down a bit):Inspired by the "Zn Multiplication visualizer" found here and mentioned here, and thinking about modular […]
Student blogging ... excited about the possibilities! Sharing a post written today by one of my students ...If you have a chance, check out our blog URLs listed here ... and provide an encouraging comment to students!Math in the newsCategories: BlogSeptember 17, 2014 @ 12:00 PM 2 Comments While looking through the news, I found an interesting article about sharks and math. A bio researcher named Andy Reynolds believed to have
Over the past three years I have collected and reported on placement data for positions in academic philosophy. (Interested readers can find past posts here at New APPS under the "placement data" category, two of which have been updated with the new data, several posts at ProPhilosophy, or the very...
This child made it clear that She knew that an array was a rectangle That this was technically a rectangle These super-long folks were not arrays, or at least she didn’t think they were, because they didn’t look like a rectangle The 2 x 17 was an array To what do you attribute this perception? (You can check your… Continue reading →