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Put on Your Thinking Caps

Put on Your Thinking Caps
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STEM - Home A Really, Really Cool Website For Students Who Think They Hate Math The best resource for a student that thinks they hate math is a great teacher. But what about the best resource for that teacher? Beyond an active imagination, ability to relate to students, and an incredibly strong content knowledge themselves, it may not get much better than Numberphile . While the site is simple a crudely interactive graphic with links to videos, it has, in one fell swoop, creatively curated some of the most compelling and engaging “problems” in mathematics. From Benford’s Law to French Numbers, to whether or not zero is an even number, it frames the content area of math–which is often riddled with rote practice of very traditional arithmetic and formulas–in a problem-based learning kind of approach. Fantastic resource for bell ringers, test questions, math project-based learning ideas, or as a model for students to curate their own curiosities about the incredible–and poorly marketed–world of mathematics.

Jeff Branzburg I attended EduCon 2.3 last weekend at the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia. It was an excellent experience. Hundreds of motivated, interesting, forward-thinking educators discussion ideas in education. This edition of my periodic cartoon posts consists of a quote or thought from each session I attended. Kind of like Tweets, but in a cartoon format. Hope you like it. Math Literature, Math Resource Book, Math, Mathematics, Elementary Math Children's Math Literature Recent trends in education have focused on an integrated curriculum. Children learn best when subject matter is meaningful and useful, and literature brings meaning to math. David Whitin says, "Using math related children's literature can help children realize the variety of situations in which people use mathematics for real purposes" (1994). Thus, children can recognize how math will be helpful to them in the "real world." At The Reading Nook, the teachers realize the frustration felt by other teachers when they become responsible for teaching "one more thing." On this page, teachers and parents will find numerous math related children's books. Simply locate the desired math skill below, and click on the link below the image to view additional books related to that skill. The Reading Nook 4322 Stonehaven Dr.

Foldables, Templates, Graphic Organizers, and Downloads This blog page started out as an attempt to organize all of the foldables, templates, and graphic organizers that I have created. When I first started creating them, this method of organization worked well. After all, there weren't that many of them. As I became more obsessed with interactive notebooks, the number of files created grew exponentially! So, for some time, this page has been sadly out of date. In a recent attempt to organize my INB resources, I created a pinterest board with links to every single notebook page I have ever done with my students. To view or download each file, please click on the image. Frayer Model (6 to a Page) Integer Operations Work Mat Properties of Equality Graphic Organizer Properties of Real Numbers Mathematician Research Project College Algebra Real Number Line Project Instructions Order of Operations Graphic Organizer Order of Operations Foldable Real Number System Graphic Organizer Blank 4 Door Foldable Blank 3 Door Foldable The Birthday Cake Method Notes

How to build a pasta bridge - WD-STEM This is the Pasta Bridge that Munn built! Materials: -Paper for blueprint (11 x 17 inches) -1/2 box linguine (or spaghetti) -10-12 glue sticks (4 inch mini's) -Mini-hot glue (low-temp) -Block (5 x 5 x 2 cm) -Eye-hook (with nut and washer) STEP 2: Blueprint. <<Must "span" 35 cm. *This is an adaptation of the Whipple Truss. *I added extra diagonal supports to the center (around where the block will be.) **In my next design, I'll have the diagonals meet exactly in the center, rather than off-center. STEP 3: Glue two strands of pasta together the length of the truss along the bottom. STEP 4: Glue the outside frame and verticals. STEP 5: GLUE the diagonals. as illustrated, glue then cut off the extra...carefully! STEP 6: Do it again! STEP 7: BLUEPRINT #2: The bottom frame (a.k.a. <<Notice the cross bars of the bottom frame line up with the vertical braces on the truss. STEP 8: GLUE the frame for the bottom. <<Top view. STEP 14: TEST!

10 interactive math apps for K-12 students By Laura Devaney, Managing Editor, @eSN_Laura Read more by Laura Devaney January 13th, 2014 These 10 math apps can boost student enthusiasm for math subjects Research has proven that developing and sustaining students’ interest in math at an early age leads to future success in more difficult and complex math courses. With the emergence of mobile and handheld devices through both one-to-one and bring-your-own-technology initiatives, students and teachers have more access to tools and apps to aid in math instruction and learning. [Editor's note: Prices are current as of press time. 1. This logic game is based on simple math equations. (Next page: Nine more math apps) Multimètre - mesure de la tension Mesurer une tension comporte des risques, la mesure s'effectuant par définition « sous tension », donc en présence de courant électrique. Ces risques dépendent de la nature et de la valeur de la tension à mesurer, mais plus encore des conditions dans lesquelles nous allons devoir effectuer nos relevés. Il convient en outre de savoir régler et calibrer son appareil de mesure selon les valeurs attendues, et en interpréter les résultats. Tension entre quoi et quoi ? La tension est la principale condition à la formation de « courant électrique ». La tension, ou différence de potentiel se mesure entre deux points d'un circuit, comme si nous mesurions la différence d'altitude entre deux lieux. Cette notion de potentiel est très importante, car le voltmètre (fonction de « mesure de tension » d'un multimètre) ne donne pas le niveau de charge électrique de chacun des points, mais seulement la différence entre ces derniers. Entre deux potentiels de 230V, le multimètre nous indiquera 0V de tension.

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