21 Common Core-Aligned Math Apps for High School Students From edshelf by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education If your high school has adopted Common Core Standards and provides students with iPads (either 1:1 or via an iPad cart), you will need to find apps that map to these standards. And if you teach math, you are in luck. Math and engineering teacher Chris Beyerle from South Carolina curates this collection of math apps. These map to the eight Standards for Mathematical Practice. That’s CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1 to CCSS.Math.Practice.MP8.
A HISTORY OF MOVIE TRAILERS Movie trailers are everything. They're our first real impression of a film, not just in terms of the story or the actors, but also in terms of how a film will feel. We've all ended up seeing something we never thought we would, or have skipped something we thought we'd love simply based on the trailer. It's the movie equivalent of judging a book by its cover, only more thorough and at least comprised of the works' best bits. Heck, for a lot of folks, it's their favorite part about the theater-going experience. But movie trailers haven't always been the spectacle they are today.
MathFiction Homepage a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston) The Mathematical Fiction Homepage is my attempt to collect information about all significant references to mathematics in fiction. You can see the entire list (sorted by author, title or publication date). Kill Math makes math more meaningful After a certain point in math education, like some time during high school, the relevance of the concepts to the everyday and the real world seem to fade. However, in many ways, math lets you describe real life better than you can with just words. Designer Bret Victor hopes to make the abstract and conceptual to real and concrete with Kill Math. Kill Math is my umbrella project for techniques that enable people to model and solve meaningful problems of quantity using concrete representations and intuition-guided exploration. In the long term, I hope to develop a widely-usable, insight-generating alternative to symbolic math.
Questimate! - the estimation game where *you* make the questions How many giraffes would be as tall as Mt. Everest? How fast is the world’s fastest train? How many jelly beans would fill up a soccer ball? In what year was the cell phone invented? POETRY IN MOTION: MOVIE POSTERS COME TO LIFE Motion posters are all the rage these days, and the surest sign we are living in the future. Next stop, hologram marquees a la JAWS 19. But cool as they are, for my money they’re not near as cool as what video essayist whoispablo has done in his latest creation. What you got here are scores of iconic posters – ERASERHEAD, THE EXORCIST, LOST HIGHWAY, THE SHINING, DRIVE, E.T., 2001 etc. etc. – that have been animated to show you the scene the still on the poster is taken from.
Math in Daily Life When you buy a car, follow a recipe, or decorate your home, you're using math principles. People have been using these same principles for thousands of years, across countries and continents. Whether you're sailing a boat off the coast of Japan or building a house in Peru, you're using math to get things done. How can math be so universal? First, human beings didn't invent math concepts; we discovered them.
Graphing Calculator Untitled Graph Create AccountorSign In π functions θ Math Baseball Advertisement One Player Pick the kind of game and level you wish to play. Click "Play Ball" to begin. How to Play: UNDERSTANDING ASPECT RATIO Film can be a quite insidious art form. There are lots of little subtle tricks going on under the main action and dialogue designed to make us feel certain ways, frame our minds in certain ways, and even expect certain things. Already this week we introduced you to a video essay on Scorsese's use of color, specifically red, to effect the emotional ambiance of a scene, but if you thought that was sneaky hold onto your hats because today we're talking about aspect ratio as a thematic device. We all basically know what aspect ratio is: how you see what you see.
Women Mathematicians, Sponsored by Agnes Scott College Welcome to the web site for biographies of women in mathematics. These pages are part of an on-going project at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Georgia, to illustrate the numerous achievements of women in the field of mathematics. Here you can find biographical essays or comments on the women mathematicians profiled on this site, as well as additional resources about women in mathematics.
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