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8 math talks to blow your mind | TED Blog

8 math talks to blow your mind | TED Blog | Math Fun | Scoop.it
Mathematics gets down to work in these talks, breathing life and logic into everyday problems. Prepare for math puzzlers.

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White Group Mathematics's curator insight, June 14, 2013 3:17 AM

Maths Educators and teachers may wish to check out the videos on this page for inspiration.

Hope they are useful. Peace.

Mrs. Howard's curator insight, June 19, 2013 9:38 AM

Good videos about math concepts. I don't know if I could use most of them in first grade, but many of them can be used for education!

Mrs. Howard's curator insight, June 19, 2013 9:38 AM

Good videos about math concepts. I don't know if I could use most of them in first grade, but many of them can be used for education!

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What If Teachers Took Computation Out of Math Class?

What If Teachers Took Computation Out of Math Class? | Math Fun | Scoop.it
Math proficiency is a subject of a lot of anxiety for school leaders, parents and even national leaders.
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Googolplexian: The world's largest number with a name. Worlds biggest.

Googolplexian: The world's largest number (biggest) with a name. The number One - followed by a googolplex of zeros.
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Best Mathematics Trick In The World!!!

This is the best maths trick in the world!!! Amaze your family and friends!!! Everybody will think that you are a great mathematician if you do the trick!!! Just follow ...
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Numbers with Meaning - Numberphile - YouTube

Farey Sequences, Ford Circles and a strange addition sign... Featuring Francis Bonahon from the University of Southern California. Watch EPIC CIRCLES: https:...
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Watch this amazing video and then you'll appreciate why reading a novel about mathematics and numbers could help students! Check out my novel BEYOND INFINITY!

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▶ That Viral Math Problem (Cheryl's Birthday) - Numberphile - YouTube

Simon Pampena gives his take on THAT viral math problem from Singapore. EXTRA FOOTAGE for this video: http://youtu.be/Mj-YngjjpJg Simon on Twitter: https://t...
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Can a number be boring? (feat 14972) - YouTube

Create your site on Squarespace: http://www.squarespace.com/numberphile This video features 'games legend' Elwyn Berlekamp. Elwyn's book on Dots and Boxes: h...
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What’s so Great about Continued Fractions?

What’s so Great about Continued Fractions? | Math Fun | Scoop.it
The more I learn about continued fractions, the more enamored I am with them. Last week, when I wrote about how much better continued fractions are than the arbitrary decimal digits we usually use to...
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9 Fun Math YouTube Channels for Kids

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9 Math YouTube Channels for Kids Making math fun. Your child will be intrigues by all the interesting math facts and questions and will love math!

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Why Social Interaction Is Essential To Learning Math

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Why Social Interaction Is Essential To Learning Math
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Not long ago, while visiting Israel, I had the opportunity to sit in on a fourth grade class at a progressive school in that country’s North District.
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Playing With Math: How Math Circles Bring Learners Together For Fun

Playing With Math: How Math Circles Bring Learners Together For Fun | Math Fun | Scoop.it
Math circles are an Eastern European and Russian tradition that spread across the U.S. in the last two decades thanks to math lovers who yearn for more.

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12 Fun Apps for Learning Math Facts

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Let's face it - getting kids to learn their math facts can be a challenge. But once they know them, they know them forever. The process of "doing math" becomes more efficient and less frustrating w...

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, January 18, 2015 9:05 AM

These MATH apps help help get children started enjoying math t an early age.  Once they know it's fun to learn about Number Sense they will take that forward into the rest of their life. 

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How ‘Productive Failure’ In Math Class Helps Make Lessons Stick

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Building struggle into lessons can help students learn better than using direct instruction, according to research, and Singapore's education system is
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Math and Science Can Be Taught Through Art

Math and Science Can Be Taught Through Art | Math Fun | Scoop.it
Teachers from several school districts working together have discovered that math and science can be taught through art. At the ArtsCore Colony at the Paine […]
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As Earth's Spin Slows, Clocks Get Another Leap Second

As Earth's Spin Slows, Clocks Get Another Leap Second | Math Fun | Scoop.it
The history of the leap second reveals a curious pattern of decreasing frequency since its adoption 43 years ago
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What Do Mayonnaise and Hollandaise Have to Do With Math?

What Do Mayonnaise and Hollandaise Have to Do With Math? | Math Fun | Scoop.it
The answer is in a book by Eugenia Cheng that explains how cooking plus a sense of humor adds up to an appreciation of mathematics.
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58 and other Confusing Numbers - Numberphile - YouTube

Thanks to: http://www.audible.com/numberphile This video features Dr Sarah Wiseman from UCL on numbers that are familiar - and things that can go wrong in ou...
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Funny Fractions and Ford Circles - Numberphile - YouTube

Farey Sequences, Ford Circles and a strange addition sign... Featuring Francis Bonahon from the University of Southern California. Watch EPIC CIRCLES: https:...
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The Cantor Function: Angel or Devil?

The Cantor Function: Angel or Devil? | Math Fun | Scoop.it
When you're looking at it, it just stays there, constant and still. But if you turn your back for just an instant at a point in the Cantor set, the function grows impossibly quickly.
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1 to 200 on Google Image Search - Numberphile - YouTube

Results of Google Image Searches for the numbers 1 to 200 (written as numerals). Music by Alan Stewart. Website: http://www.numberphile.com/ Discuss on Reddi...
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Clayton Cameron: Why Is Three A Magic Number?

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Percussionist Clayton Cameron continues his thoughts about the relationship between math and rhythm and why the number three "feels great."
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Teachers Unconsciously Put Girls Off Math and Science, Study Finds - PsyBlog

Teachers Unconsciously Put Girls Off Math and Science, Study Finds - PsyBlog | Math Fun | Scoop.it
How teachers discourage girls from studying math, without realising it.
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The Mathematical Secrets to Relationships, More or Less - BBC World Service

The Mathematical Secrets to Relationships, More or Less - BBC World Service | Math Fun | Scoop.it
How maths can help you find love, and hold on to it. Plus, listeners’ favourite stats
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New mathematical law found to beautifully explain crowd phenomena

New mathematical law found to beautifully explain crowd phenomena | Math Fun | Scoop.it
A new law of science has been found to beautifully explain crowd movements for first time.
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India's next gift to the world could be Vedic mathematics - Telegraph.co.uk

India's next gift to the world could be Vedic mathematics - Telegraph.co.uk | Math Fun | Scoop.it
Vedic mathematics, a set of supposedly ancient techniques that help even the most numerically challenged to conquer difficult sums, is surging in popularity in India
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