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Math Toolkits Part 2: Primary Toolkits

Primary Math Toolkits should be built over the year adding tools as they are introduced.  In the beginning of the year, start with the tools that were introduced in the prior grade. 79 more words

Mathematical Thinking

Math Toolkits: Part 1

Math toolkits are very important because they provide the tools for students to scaffold their thinking.  There are two parts of a math toolkit.  Part I is the part with all the physical tools and Part II is the part with all the blackline masters and writing templates.   205 more words

Mathematical Thinking

Learn How to Think

Whether called “Black Belts,” “Performance Improvement Experts,” “Lean Sensei” or any other term for a person whose role is to help transform how things are done, some form of process analysis is part of the job. 716 more words

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The secrets of a linear world exposed

Like many concepts in mathematics, linearity has multiple interpretations and meanings. What do we mean when we say something is linear? Well, it depends on what follows. 1,003 more words


How to quantify reality for mathematical modeling

A question came up about regarding Q1.4.9 in Cherney, Denton, Waldron. Here is a snippet of the original question:

Consider the set . It contains just 3 elements, and has… 468 more words