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The Noon Day Project

The Noon Day Project | Learning Mathematics | Scoop.it

Kids from around the world measuring the circumference of the Earth, using the same method as Eratosthenes.

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Harvard Education Letter - Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions

Harvard Education Letter - Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions | Learning Mathematics | Scoop.it

How could we apply this to learning math?  Perhaps using a dy/dan type anyq?

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Etoys Minute - Multiply Me

Make a fraction of yourself - http://mrstevesscience.blogspot.com/2011/08/fraction-day-day-35-multiply-me.html

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How to Fix Our Math Education

How to Fix Our Math Education | Learning Mathematics | Scoop.it

The current curriculum is not a good way to prepare a vast majority of high school students for life. A thought provoking article see Alan Kay's thoughts here: http://lists.sugarlabs.org/archive/iaep/2011-August/013972.html

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Moebius Noodles: Developing Free and Open Educational Resources

Moebius Noodles: Developing Free and Open Educational Resources | Learning Mathematics | Scoop.it

I think all would agree that parents need access to rich mathematical resources to help their children learn mathematics. They need simple games and art projects that are fun, easy to try and full of opportunities for kids (and their parents) to learn powerful mathematical ideas.

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Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Today's math curriculum is teaching students to expect -- and excel at -- paint-by-numbers classwork, robbing kids of a skill more important than solving problems: formulating them.
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Vi and Sal Explore How We Think About Scale

Vi Hart (http://www.youtube.com/vihart) and Sal talk about how we humans perceive things nonlinearly...
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