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The 12 Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics

The 12 Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
You won't believe that these are all true.
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Fun problems. I'm not sure that students would enjoy these, but I like them.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Slackmath - QR Video Solutions to Math Problems

Free Technology for Teachers: Slackmath - QR Video Solutions to Math Problems | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
Slackmath - QR Video Solutions to Math Problems
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Free App Visually Teaching Kids Math Operation Properties | iGameMom

Free App Visually Teaching Kids Math Operation Properties | iGameMom | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
A math game app teaching kids how to apply math properties of operations as strategies when solving multiplication problems.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Looks like a fun game to teach or review multiplication ideas
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LJCrimeSceneInvestigation_FullUnit.pdf

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Algebra lesson plan starts on page 21

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PBS Teachers . Thematic Teaching . Crime & Justice . Activity Ideas

PBS Teachers provides PreK-12 educational resources and activities for educators tied to PBS programming and correlated to local and national standards and professional development opportunities delivered online.
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Memory & Observation Sample Test Questions

The Sample Correctional Officer Pre-Employment Test will provide potential applicants with an idea of what to expect when taking the Memory and Observation part of the Correctional Office Pre-Employment Test.
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Crime fighting maths | plus.maths.org

Crime fighting maths | plus.maths.org | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
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Federal Law Enforcement Entrance Test Sample Math Questions

Federal Law Enforcement Entrance Test Sample Math Questions | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
Math sample questions for a federal law enforcement entrance test.
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Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Tests

Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Tests | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
Get familiar with the written screening tests for law enforcement careers and find out how prepare for POST and basic abilities testing.
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Mathematics Books of 5-Minute Math Problem of the Day: 250 Fun ...

Mathematics Books of 5-Minute Math Problem of the Day: 250 Fun ... | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
Mathematics Books of 5-Minute Math Problem of the Day: 250 Fun, Multi-Step Problems That Sharpen Math Reasoning, Number Sense, andby Marcia Miller and Martin Lee (Sep 1, 2000) $15.68 ~ Mathematic Books research ...
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Learn to Love Math - TIME

Learn to Love Math - TIME | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
Learn to Love Math TIME Ellenberg tells engaging, even exciting stories about how “the problems we think about every day — problems of politics, of medicine, of commerce, of theology — are shot through with mathematics.” Understanding the role of...
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Digital Games and the Future of Math Class: A Conversation With Keith Devlin - KQED (blog)

Digital Games and the Future of Math Class: A Conversation With Keith Devlin - KQED (blog) | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
Digital Games and the Future of Math Class: A Conversation With Keith Devlin KQED (blog) When today's parents were going through schools, the main focus in mathematics was on mastery of a collection of standard procedures for solving well-defined...
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Algebra Word Problems: No Problem! (Math Busters Word Problems) - Kindle edition by Rebecca Wingard-Nelson. Children Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

Algebra Word Problems: No Problem! (Math Busters Word Problems) - Kindle edition by Rebecca Wingard-Nelson. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Guest opinion: Montana math students learn to think for themselves - Billings Gazette

Guest opinion: Montana math students learn to think for themselves - Billings Gazette | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
Guest opinion: Montana math students learn to think for themselves Billings Gazette Our student mathematicians will learn to translate and apply these approaches to more traditional math problems, and by the time our students begin working on...
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How to Use Slope Equations in the Criminal Justice System | eHow

How to Use Slope Equations in the Criminal Justice System | eHow | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
Slope equations are useful mathematical tools. Slope equations usually take the form of y = mx + b. This equation means that instead of a linear line as on a graph, the line will curve in a slope-like direction based upon the y-intercept value. This mathematical tool is applicable across the sciences, including the social sciences. Individuals who...
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Math and Social Injustice

Integrating issues of economic and social justice into math classes.
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Criminal Justice Math Pre-Test

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ProProfs Quiz Maker - A math pre-test on common math problems that one may experience in the Criminal Justice field.
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No math gene: Learning mathematics takes practice - Science Daily (press release)

No math gene: Learning mathematics takes practice - Science Daily (press release) | Math & Criminal Justice | Scoop.it
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No math gene: Learning mathematics takes practice
Science Daily (press release)
This example might raise a few eyebrows. Perhaps basic math is not a problem for the student, but the reading itself is.
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