Math education for the new millenium
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# Math education for the new millenium

New trends in math teaching
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## Fabbie Finds

Golden Ratio Apple Logo. this is why math + art = awesome (Golden Ratio Apple Logo.
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## The Magic of Pineapples goes live in paperback via Amazon! | Great Maths Teaching Ideas

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## MC Escher Tessellations (Lesson Plan)

Discover a geometry lesson that is integrated with history and art to engage even the most math resistant of your students, and to enlighten everyone about M. C. Escher's work with tessellations. Grade 3-6

Via Bradley Bachmeier, Bonnie Bracey Sutton, Ken Peterson
Suzanne Bourgeois Jennings's curator insight,

Although this is a lesson plan for teachers, students could also use it to create a project.  Even though it is for grades 3-6, it is a good starting point for anyone on their initial foray into tesselations.

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rhythm, balance, emphasis, unity, color....

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this will work

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## Guess the missing term ? [python based math game]

Guess the missing term ? In this post, I will describe the steps to create a very simple textual math based game to find the missing term. Game Logic: The games is based on basic arithmetic operati...
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## DragonBox - The multi-platform Math Game

DragonBox - the multi-platform Algebra game! Now everyone can have fun learning algebra from age 8 and up.
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## Maths and Numeracy Quiz | Box Clever | QuizFortune

From angles and integers to perfect number and prime numbers, how well do you know your numbers? Challenge your knowledge of all things mathematical in our Math Quiz!
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## 5 Funny Mathematics Posters that Will Make You Grin

If you think mathematics is a subject for people who never smile, you are quite wrong. Sometimes it has its perks too. Like being able to create the funny mathematics posters below.
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## Minds of Modern Mathematics

Get Minds of Modern Mathematics on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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## The Hilbert Hotel

An exploration of infinity as the math series, not being infinite, comes to an end.
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## Why your 8-year-old should be coding

"I have two kids, nine and six, a boy and a girl. And they're exposed to so much technology. But their schools haven't changed in 50 years. They're teaching the same stuff in different ways."

Via Roslyn Miller
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## Why I Hate Traditional Math Homework and How to Fix It

If I were to ask my elders, my colleagues, and my current students to describe what your math homework looks/looked like, I assume that everyone would have a similar answer. Most would say their...
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## Have you ever seen Math Graffiti? « Penn-Finn Learnings 2013

During our cross-cultural observations in Finland I welcomed the opportunity to visit math classrooms, interview several students and look through math textbooks. I noted small differences between three particular classes and ...
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## KS3 Mathematics teaching resources

Excellent KS3 Mathematics resources contributed by teachers for the KS3 Mathematics curriculum.
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## Mathematics Blogs

There are numerous Mathematics blogs out there! Use Mathblogging.org to see recent posts from an extensive collection of blogs. The Edublogs Directory has a Math and Science Section, like Mathsblog...
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## Tessellations Go Digital | Education Closet

Today’s focus technique for visual art is actually a combination of two separate strategies: Tessellations and Digital Photography.

For those of you who are not familiar, tessellations are mosaics using small squares to make repetitive patterns. This is a wonderful way for us to connect the arts with Common Core math in a very purposeful and authentic way. In terms of digital photography, much of the focus is placed composition and using the rule of thirds.

By combining Tessellations with Digital Photography, we have a rich and relevant technique that many students can engage with on multiple levels of understanding.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc, Bonnie Bracey Sutton, Ken Peterson
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## Put on Your Thinking Caps | Math by Design

Mathematicians, whether they’re engineers or architects or otherwise, know the importance of technology so teachers need to utilize it when helping students understand the value of every lesson. At mathbydesign.thinkport.org you can find interactive games where students can design a park in the center of town
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this is a great site

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## NASA - Addition Blast Off

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## GeoGebra

GeoGebra: dynamic mathematics & science for learning & teaching http://t.co/a4s5KyAqxb open source environment Join @apptua
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## Volume of a sphere to calculate the capacity of your lungs | Great ...

Just a quick idea here… To make a lesson on calculating the volume of a sphere contextually meaningful how about using a balloon to calculate the capacity of your lungs? Get a pupil to take a deep breath and then fully ...
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## Math Made Visual: Teaching Numbers with Pictures - Huffington Post

Math Made Visual: Teaching Numbers with Pictures
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When I was young, I struggled with math. It was always taught in a language-heavy way, and I'm dyslexic, so that didn't work out too well for me.
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## Newly Released Common Core Resources and Materials Are Now Available to All Teachers

National Math and Science Initiative is providing teachers unlimited access to the PARCC open-source learning management system DALLAS – The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), a non-profit organization launched in 2007 to transform math...

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## Mathematics of Planet Earth

NCTM serves math teachers, math educators, and administrators by providing math resources and professional development opportunities. Working for more and better math for all students.
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## Math, PBL and 21st Century Learning for All Students | Edutopia

Independent researcher and evaluator Jason Ravitz presents evidence from a West Virginia study showing that PBL can indeed support 21st century learning skills among math students.
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## The Mathematics of Spiderman and the Physics of Superheroes

article/teaching resource (RT @LearnistTweets: The Mathematics of Spiderman and the Physics of Superheroes http://t.co/qK54jI6WSi via @learnisttweets)...
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## home

Maths is good for you, history of mathematics for young mathematicians.
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