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July 07, 2015

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7:43 AM | La comunidad educativa (I): Alumnos vs. Estudiantes
En la serie de posts para el blog de Sangakoo “TIEMPO PARA APRENDER” que publicamos en las semanas previas, apuntábamos a la idea que estamos más en un cambio de época que en una época de cambios. Las respuestas que teníamos a tópicos cotidianos, se han hecho obsoletas y nos conviene encontrar las preguntas, por ejemplo, sobre […]

July 06, 2015

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9:15 PM | New Buzzmath activity – Comparing Two Numerical Data Distributions
Can we compare apples and oranges? We certainly can…when we use statistics! In the activity Comparing Two Numerical Distributions, students compare two populations by looking at the similarities and/or differences between them. The populations in this activity are drawn from familiar real world scenarios to which students can relate. This way, the comparisons and interpretations […]
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1:00 PM | Don’t Be Obtuse; Use PTC Mathcad for Trig
While taking a test in my high school...
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7:52 AM | H2 Maths Distinction Rate (Percentage of As)
H2 Mathematics has one of the highest distinction rates of all subjects (around 50% each year). This means that around half of all Singaporean A level candidates score an A for H2 Maths! H2 A Level Distinction Rates Compilation (National … Continue reading →
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7:02 AM | TIME 2015 by IIT Bombay
TIME 2015,  IIT Bombay's biennial conference on math education:Technology & Innovations in Math Education" is scheduled from December 4-7, 2015 at VPCOE, Baramati (Pune).You can make a presentation in TIME 2015:Themes for presentation (select one)• Use of technology in the mathematics classroom – Presentations in this strand may include the use of Dynamic Geometry Software, Spreadsheets, Graphics Calculators Computer Algebra Systems. mobile apps, etc for teaching and learning […]

July 05, 2015

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4:36 PM | The Brain of John Conway (Gifted Mathematician’s Brain)
The book mentioned in the video can be found here: Genius At Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway Many scientists and research has revealed that the true source of genius comes from both nature and nurture. Talent is … Continue reading →

July 04, 2015

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7:16 PM | The Vedic Maths Workshop at Dubai
The Vedic Maths Workshop at Jumeirah Islands, DubaiThis summer we conducted a private workshop at Jumeirah Islands, Dubai. The Workshop was organized by Mr.Saha from Dubai. It was a pleasure conducting the workshop for 8 hours every day. Hats off to the children who sat patiently and learnt the concepts of Vedic Maths everyday.Apart from the vedic concepts which were taught we had a Maths Quiz, Debates ,Puzzles, Chart making and other interesting facets around vedic maths. Application of Vedic […]

July 03, 2015

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10:16 PM | Focus on Measurement – ULTIMATE Resource!
  Focus On Measurement I think teaching measurement should be fun because there are so many real world questions kids ask every day that are answered using the vocabulary and concepts of measurement. How big am I? How tall? How much do I weigh? How about her? They […] Related Math Games: Measuring Up to Abe Lincoln {Measurement Activity} Measurement Scavenger Hunt {Measurement Activity} Estimate ‘N Measure: Measurement Game
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4:22 PM | Focus on Mental Math – ULTIMATE Resource!
Mental Math Mental math resources aren't always easy to find. That's where this bundle is ready to help (here's the TPT link). This collection of 25 games and activities is perfect for helping students break away from the pencil and calculator and start doing math all in […] Related Math Games: Fast Multiplication Facts {Mental Math Classroom Game} Mental Math Teaching Tips Focus On Place Value – ULTIMATE Resource!
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1:00 PM | Testing Safety Critical Control Systems
Sean's pick this week is Testing of Safety Critical Control Systems by Yogananda Jeppu. With the loss of the SpaceX Falcon 9 last week it seems like an appropriate time... read more >>

July 02, 2015

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5:27 PM | Think About Fraction {Poster and Cards}
Think About Fraction {Poster and Cards} Poster/Anchor Chart with Cards for Students A anchor chart to put on your Math Vocabulary board to use as a reference. Along with cards to use as bookmarks for a quick reference. Also included is a 24inch x 36inch (poster size) JPEG […] Related Math Games: How Can I Multiply a Fraction = Poster/Anchor Chart with Cards for Students Fraction Multiplications = Poster/Anchor Chart with Cards for Students Fraction on a Number Line = Poster/Anchor […]
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3:58 PM | New Publications Using Wolfram Technologies
We’re always on the lookout for new ideas and ways of using the Wolfram Language that our users produce and choose to write about in their books. In this quarter, we have applications that bridge the gap between art and geometry, and demonstrate intuitive data analysis. In addition to writing books, Wolfram welcomes authors to [...]
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1:38 PM | Happy Fourth of July
Happy 4th of July! Here are some fireworks...
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12:00 PM | New BuzzMath Activity – Word Problems Using Systems of Linear Equations
When am I ever going to use this? How many times do you hear these words in a math classroom? Students have been learning how to solve systems of linear equations using different methods including graphing, substitution and elimination. Now that they have experience and knowledge of these methods they will have the opportunity to […]

July 01, 2015

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7:19 PM | Don’t Be Obtuse; Use PTC Mathcad for Trig
While taking a test in my high school...
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6:46 PM | Natural Neighbor – A Superb Interpolation Method
I'm happy to welcome Damian Sheehy as this week's guest blogger. Damian works on the development of geometry-related features at MathWorks. He will provide answers to two frequently asked questions; one on scattered data interpolation that he will cover in this blog and the other on Delaunay triangulation that he will cover in the next. Over to you, Damian...... read more >>
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3:15 PM | Els problemes més creatius del curs 14-15 a Sangakoo
El curs 2014-2015 ja s’ha acabat i per aquest motiu l’equip de Sangakoo ens hem reunit per veure el fruit de l’esforç que professors i alumnes heu realitzat durant tot el curs aprenent amb Sangakoo, i que es reflexa en unes creacions plenes de creativitat. En total, més de 2.449 creacions de setembre a juny. Unes creacions que han […]
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3:01 PM | “I LOVE YOU” Math Graph
This is how to plot “I LOVE YOU” using Math Graphs (many piecewise functions plotted together). Interesting? Share it using the buttons below this post! Source: Found it on Weibo (China’s version of Facebook) Love and Math: The Heart of … Continue reading →

June 30, 2015

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12:00 PM | New Buzzmath Activity – Identify Functions of a Graph
For every tick there’s a tock, for every ying there’s a yang and for every input there is an output. Well, this is true if you are a function. What exactly is a function? What does a function look like? Identify Functions of a Graph will not only answer these questions for students, but will […]
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6:41 AM | Educación para y desde la comunidad planetaria
Imagen extraída del blog Santiago08’s Weblog.webloc Parece poco razonable una reflexión sobre la educación “para y desde” la comunidad planetaria (nuestra especie). Pero eludimos un racionamiento que puede ser obsoleto dado que la educación como cultura exige, hoy día, una forma transcultural que permita aunar lo local en lo universal y entender lo universal en lo […]

June 29, 2015

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6:02 PM | Librarians love Motion Math
The Motion Math Educator has been selected as a 2015 Best App for Teaching and Learning by the American Association of School Librarians! Are you a librarian or educator? If so, you can sign up for a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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11:51 AM | A Double Dissection from The New York Times
Did you know that aside from being a source of news, The New York Times is also the place to get your weekly fix of mathematics? Their online Numberplay column features some very clever math puzzles. Last year, in fact, our blog featured a Numberplay puzzle about a flying squirrel-frog from former Key Curriculum editor, Dan […]
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8:16 AM | BMAT Book Recommendations for NTU Medicine
Recommended BMAT Books #1 Recommended BMAT Book How to Master the BMAT: Unbeatable Preparation for Success in the BioMedical Admissions Test Thinking of applying to the new Medical School at NTU? NTU’s application requires the BMAT (Biomedical Admissions Test). Applicants … Continue reading →

June 28, 2015

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2:31 PM | 2 Pi or Not 2 Pi?
Three months ago the world (or at least the geek world) celebrated Pi Day of the Century (3/14/15…). Today (6/28) is another math day: 2π-day, or Tau Day (2π = 6.28319…). Some say that Tau Day is really the day to celebrate, and that τ(=2π) should be the most prominent constant, not π. It all [...]
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10:58 AM | Hunt for the Elusive 4th Klein Bottle – Numberphile
Look through this video to discover the 4 types of Klein Bottles! Math Geek: From Klein Bottles to Chaos Theory, a Guide to the Nerdiest Math Facts, Theorems, and Equations Where to Buy Klein Bottles If you are fascinated by … Continue reading →
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9:00 AM | Free Shipping+ have Back Lighting BESTA CD-580+ English Chinese Electronic Dictionary Translator
Originally posted on Chinese Tuition Singapore:[S$139.00]Free Shipping have Back Lighting BESTA CD-580 English Chinese Electronic Dictionary Translator http://WWW.QOO10.SG Just to share a recommendation for BESTA English Chinese Electronic Dictionary Translator, sold online at Qoo10. BESTA ITS AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA, OXFORD…

June 27, 2015

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5:17 AM | Lemma on Measure of Increasing Sequences in X
(Continued from http://mathtuition88.com/2015/06/20/what-is-a-measure-measure-theory/) Lemma: Let be a measure defined on a -algebra X. (a) If () is an increasing sequence in X, then (b) If ) is a decreasing sequence in X and if , then Note: An increasing sequence … Continue reading →
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1:15 AM | What does it mean to be smart in mathematics?
Originally posted on teaching/math/culture:In the last two posts, I discussed the idea of status. First, I talked about why status matters, then I talked about how teachers can see it in the classroom. Sometimes, after I have…

June 26, 2015

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3:53 PM | Focus On Integers – ULTIMATE Resource!
Integers! Integers! Integers! Who Needs Help with Integers? Math is fun and we have just the tools to prove it! Are you looking for a new way, a fun way to help your students master the wonderful world of integers? Well, look no further. From easy and […] Related Math Games: Focus On Place Value – ULTIMATE Resource! Focus On Geometry – ULTIMATE Resource! ULTIMATE Resource for Solving Equation Games & Activities
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3:00 PM | New Buzzmath activity – Graphing Proportional Relationships
Remember those unit rates you taught way back when? Well we are using them again as we explore proportional relationships in graphs. Dollars per pound, amount paid per hour, miles per minute…We will look at them all as students explore the connection between the unit rate and the slope of a line. They will use […]
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