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Wednesday, 9/21: Percents & Proportions (6th & 7th grade only)

Learning Target: Use proportions to solve problems.
Handouts: Percents & Proportions (Turn in: Thurs, 9/22)

Today we did a review on how to solve a proportion and how to set up & solve a percent problem. 17 more words

1st Quarter Math Posting

The Importance of a Clearly Stated Algorithm

Introduction

I posted a piece earlier in this blog titled Sheldon’s Compound Proportions. It describes what Sheldon labels the “cause and effect” method for solving compound proportions, which as far as I can tell, aren’t in todays’ texts. 1,440 more words

Mathematics

Da Vinci's Vitruvian Explorations

As WordPress has reminded me, this is my very first post. So I guess I should give you a snapshot of my intention.  As someone who has spent a LOT of time developing curriculum and pulling from online resources, I’d like to share the curriculum I put together for my art students this year in hopes to help other teachers, parents or caregivers. 216 more words

DaVinci

Metric to Metric Conversion: Ultimately, it’s a Proportion!

Introduction

This discussion came about because one student in one class simply asked “Why does this work”? He was referring to the procedure for converting metric units to other metric units, for example, “how many centimeters are there in 10 kilometers?” He could see that the “moving the decimal point” procedure worked but he kept insisting that there must be more to it; that somehow someone had figured this out and he wanted to know how it had been figured out. 743 more words

Mathematics

In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be. Ben Jonson

In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.

Ben Jonson

Life

SCALING the SPACES -Issues for design-9

Post 617 –by Gautam Shah

Architectural spaces become relevant through scaling. Scaling creates an organization, where sub-elements are allied to form a holistic domain… 1,144 more words

Interior Design

One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has reached epidemic proportions in 40 developing nations. Philip Emeagwali

One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has reached epidemic proportions in 40 developing nations.

Philip Emeagwali

Positive