May 4, 2007
Volume 12 No. 18
 

In This Issue

Mathematics and Music

elesson

LessonLab Research Institute: Research Study

 

Mathematics and Music

http://www.sju.edu/~rhall/research.htm

Rachel W. Hall in the Department of Math and Computer Science, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, offers links to her articles on mathematics and music in PDF format, including:

  • Asymmetric Rhythms and Tiling Canons
  • Math for Poets and Drummers
  • Playing Musical Tiles
  • Detecting Meter in Recorded Music
  • Asymmetric Rhythms, Tiling Canons, and Burnside's Lemma
  • The Mathematics of Musical Instruments

Other links to articles are organized under

  • Presentations
  • Ethnomathematics
  • C*-Algebras
  • Undergraduate Research


elesson

http://www.elesson.co.uk/

Dr. S.M. Hajsadr's electronic lessons are animated learning materials with accompanying audio. Sample lessons include:

  • Teaching of Algebra
  • Teaching of Numeracy
  • The Story of Two Times Table
  • Application of Math
  • Teaching of a Language
  • Programming
  • Math Exam Paper


LessonLab Research Institute: Research Study

http://www.llri.org/

The LessonLab Research Institute in Santa Monica, CA, is conducting a federally funded study. They have a time-limited call for participation of math teachers of grades 4-9.

Participation entails:

  • committing 3 hours of time
  • completing a background survey
  • responding to a set of video clips of mathematics lessons
  • completing a survey on mathematics teaching

If you are willing to participate, register here:

http://ocean.lessonlab.com/register.jsp

Start the registration process and when prompted, enter the following "content key": TeKnoF

For those teachers completing the task, LessonLab is providing a $75 amazon.com gift certificate. Refer a colleague and receive a $20 finder's fee when the referred person completes the same research tasks.

 

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