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Day 141 - Cubes

Math 8 – The main goal for today was deliberate practice on calculating cubes and cube roots of perfect cubes. That part of the lesson was started with a comparison between the concept of a square and cube, then quickly going over a couple of worked examples, and then practice. 106 more words

Math 8

Day 139 - Two Interesting Problems

Math 8Who Gets There Faster, Jim or Stan?

Today I worked on giving most of the instructions/prompts verbally. I thought it would be prudent to write down the numbers required though.  170 more words

Math 8

Day 137 - Getting it done

Math 8 – The picture above shows some students finishing their ladder project. Check out the curricular and core competencies on the back wall. This project was primarily about reflecting on process competencies. 80 more words

Math 8

Day 135 - Ladder Problem

Math 8 – Having worked on a similar problem in groups, today students started working on this assignment the goal is to explain their thinking individually and focus on a reflection at the end.

Copy of the assignment.

Math 8

Pythagorean Triples

When you talk to the average human about mathematics with a very high probability you can expect a discussion about the Pythagorean theorem. If you’re unaware of this theorem not only am I very shocked but part of me wants to tell you’re in the wrong part of the Internet. 489 more words


Mathematical Seeds

TLS 365 Experience #19
March 19, 2017

A  labyrinth-related ‘inspiration’ came in the moment of recognition that the pattern of arrangement of the odd and the even numbers in Paracelsus’ (9 x 9) Magic Square of the Moon corresponds precisely to the seed pattern of the classical labyrinth. 183 more words

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What is Mathematics?

Mathematics is the science that deals with the logic of shape, quantity and arrangement. Math is all around us, in everything we do.

History of mathematics… 151 more words

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