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RONNIE HUGHES, Supernumerary at Fenderesky, Belfast February 2015

This is a new space for  art exhibitions in Belfast.  The highly regarded gallery owner, art dealer, curator, writer, publisher and philosopher,  Jamshid Mirfenderesky  found his fifth abode reminiscent  of the one he had at the Upper  Crescent decades ago. 1,550 more words

2015 Reading Log: Redeeming Mathematics

Poythress, Vern. Redeeming Mathematics: A God-Centered Approach.

Several years ago I was introduced to what is known as presuppositional apologetics. That’s a mouthful of a phrase, but the basic gist is this: the reason that  553 more words

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What would happen to Gerardus Mercator if he travelled today?

Happy birthday to Gerardus Mercator, he is todays Google Doodle celebrating what would be his 503rd birthday.

That is a lot of candles.

Mercator revolutionised map making with the help of mathematics and extended travel. 156 more words


Commissioner's Update - March 5, 2015

From the Maine Department of Education

With the window for giving the new online Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) for Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy developed by Smarter Balanced opening in less than two weeks, we want to make sure you have the resources you need to feel prepared for a successful test administration. 513 more words



Today Mathletics codes were sent home. We had a go at using it today on the laptops.
Next week I’ll be assigning special Mathletics tasks for each student – stay tuned!


Pi Day CountDown #5 - Pi and Liu Hui

Liu Hui, 3rd century AD, is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of ancient china. Like the Babylonians, Egyptians and Greeks, Liu Hui was also fascinated by an developed an approximation that was much better then the approximation of his time, . 154 more words