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Teaching is a hard job. It's quite easy to become disheartened sometimes.
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Area of a Parabola

Area of a Parabola | #scimath | Scoop.it
In my unending quest to find  out seemingly simple bits of maths that I didn’t know, one of my year 10 students found this: From http://www.tasonline.co.za/toolbox/area/parabola.htm So three questions: 1.
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PBS Teachers | Math Resources

PBS Teachers | Math Resources | #scimath | Scoop.it
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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We are the 0.01%? | Stats Chat

We are the 0.01%? | Stats Chat | #scimath | Scoop.it
We are the 0.01%?http://t.co/EI84Tbx3...
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Persistent Problem Solving | All Things Common Core

Persistent Problem Solving | All Things Common Core | #scimath | Scoop.it
#CommonCore Mathematical practices should not be business as usual.
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Unknown Quantity

RT @davidwees: MT @abshores: New blog post on Salman Khan's Ted Talk.
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Seventh Grade Interactive Math Skills - Percent

Seventh Grade Interactive Math Skills - Percent | #scimath | Scoop.it
Interactive Math Skills Resources - seventh grade math concepts, percent (Teens going to the mall? Can they figure percentages on all the sales?
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Issac Newton’s Notebooks are online at the... | in the cloud

Issac Newton’s Notebooks are online at the... | in the cloud | #scimath | Scoop.it
Issac Newton’s Notebooks are online at the University of Cambridge. This amazing collection allows you to explore one of the world’s greatest minds.
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The Magic of Numbers | Stats Chat

The Magic of Numbers | Stats Chat | #scimath | Scoop.it
http://t.co/lMMhWDrq The Magic of Numbers | Stats Chat...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Eight Good Resources for Space Science Lessons

Free Technology for Teachers: Eight Good Resources for Space Science Lessons | #scimath | Scoop.it
“@rmbyrne: 8 Good Resources for Space Science Lessons.
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Science funding tends to favour mediocrity over grand ideas

Science funding tends to favour mediocrity over grand ideas | #scimath | Scoop.it
Philip Ball: It's a good job Einstein didn't need a grant (“@GrahamBM: Science funding tends to favour mediocrity over grand ideas (like education research then) http://t.co/RZ1CiRya”...
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Out-of-body experience: Master of illusion : Nature News & Comment

Out-of-body experience: Master of illusion : Nature News & Comment | #scimath | Scoop.it
Latest science news and analysis from the world's leading research journal (“@philosophybites: The neuroscientist who makes people believe they are inhabiting a Barbie doll http://t.co/9WCnfCCv”...
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Numberplay: Tanton Wordless

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There are patterns all around us - treasures to explore. James Tanton discovered a mathematical problem when he was 8 years old and has been fascinated by it every since.
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Science - The right questions - resources - TES

With a good scientific enquiry, you've won half the battle already (“@timesed: With a good scientific enquiry, you've won half the battle already - http://t.co/f7ZHA8Nh”...
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dy/dan » Blog Archive » Can You Recognize Random?

dy/dan » Blog Archive » Can You Recognize Random? | #scimath | Scoop.it

Can humans recognize randomness?

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Funny Bunny Fact Families! > Eye On Education

Funny Bunny Fact Families! > Eye On Education | #scimath | Scoop.it
In Math Intervention: Building Number Power with Formative Assessments, Differentiation, and Games (Grades PreK-2), Jennifer Taylor-Cox provides teac...
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Escher’s Waterfall Is Real! | Great Maths Teaching Ideas

Escher’s Waterfall Is Real! | Great Maths Teaching Ideas | #scimath | Scoop.it
In October 1961 Dutch artist M.C. Escher published his famous painting Waterfall which shows a paradox: perpetual motion as water runs up hi (RT @Maths_Master: Escher's Waterfall Is Real!
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Test Yourself | Math, Dec. 14, 2011

Test Yourself | Math, Dec. 14, 2011 | #scimath | Scoop.it
Can you determine how many "typical" oak trees would be needed to match this year's acorn production of the 1,000 oak trees in Central Park, given typical and this year's acorn yields?
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Below the margin of error | Stats Chat

Below the margin of error | Stats Chat | #scimath | Scoop.it
Below the margin of error http://t.co/sGKPXqpy...
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Reignite the fire | Great Maths Teaching Ideas

Teaching is a hard job. It's quite easy to become disheartened sometimes.
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xmas resource - Resources - TES

Various mathematical problems, good end of term problems (An oldie but a goodie! Lovely Xmas Maths Puzzles for your final lessons. Who needs a DVD of Twilight?
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Need to prove something you already believe? | Stats Chat

Need to prove something you already believe? | Stats Chat | #scimath | Scoop.it
Need to prove something you already believe?
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Higgs boson to be unveiled (possibly)

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Cern physicists are on tenterhooks as experiment sets out to confirm or rule out the existence of the Higgs boson, writes Jeff Forshaw (“@iansample: Nice Jeff Forshaw piece ahead of latest #Higgs search results on Tues:
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Stat of the Week Competition: December 10-16 2011 | Stats Chat

Stat of the Week Competition: December 10-16 2011 http://t.co/0emITbtx...
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Probably the funniest maths jokes in the world ever… | Great Maths Teaching Ideas

Probably the funniest maths jokes in the world ever… | Great Maths Teaching Ideas | #scimath | Scoop.it
A selection of the best web comic jokes about maths doing the rounds at the moment. Who says mathematicians don't have a sense of humour?
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2 great ways to start a data handling topic | Great Maths Teaching Ideas

2 great ways to start a data handling topic | Great Maths Teaching Ideas | #scimath | Scoop.it
We've all been there. Beginning a data handling topic, trying to motivate the pupils with the importance and power of data.
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