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7 animated gifs that will make you instantly understand trigonometry

7 animated gifs that will make you instantly understand trigonometry | Maths resource | Scoop.it
Trigonometry is the branch of math that studies triangles, with a particular focus on the relationships between angles and the lengths of corresponding sides. Interestingly enough, the trigonometric functions that define those ...
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iPaddiction: Co-Teaching in Calculus Free Graphing Calculator App

iPaddiction: Co-Teaching in Calculus Free Graphing Calculator App | Maths resource | Scoop.it

"Today, I co-taught with the calculus teacher transforming of trigonometry functions. I simply introduced the equation, keyboard, and graphing features of the Free Graphing Calculator app while the content teacher taught the specific details of the concept. "


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Twitter reduces calculus jitters at Memphis Catholic High

Twitter reduces calculus jitters at Memphis Catholic High | Maths resource | Scoop.it
For years, cellphones have been verboten at Memphis Catholic High. Expect a policy rewrite, based on what’s happening in calculus.

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GeoGebra

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Home page for GeoGebra - download the application or use the web-based version (click on Download to access).


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Florida high school math teacher goes viral: Has students in 100 countries via YouTube

Florida high school math teacher goes viral: Has students in 100 countries via YouTube | Maths resource | Scoop.it

A student in Australia says math teacher Rob Tarrou is "smart, humble and helpful." • A student in Sweden tells him "you help more people than you ever imagine." • A student in India writes: "u r an absolute genius!!! Hats-off!"

 

Tarrou has been at St. Petersburg High School for 17 years, and says he loves teaching students algebra, trigonometry and statistics, even more than he loves algebra, trigonometry and statistics.

 

Last year, he landed on an additional way to teach — through YouTube. He has posted more than 300 videos on such topics as factoring, right angle trigonometry, standard deviation and — this one had more than 33,000 views — "z-score Calculations & Percentiles in a Normal Distribution."

 

Tarrou, 41, began posting his self-made videos in the fall of 2011, partly to help a student who couldn't attend class.

 

Now, people around the world have watched "Tarrou's Chalk Talk" videos more than half a million times. More than 3,000 people from more than 100 countries have subscribed to his online channel...

 

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Optimization of Fetching - Do dogs know calculus?

Optimization of Fetching - Do dogs know calculus? | Maths resource | Scoop.it
Mathematician Tim Pennings watched his dog Elvis fetch balls thrown in the water and noticed that the dog consistently chose the quickest route.

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