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Topic: Research on "Twice as big"
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Jonathan J. Crabtree

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From: Melbourne Australia
Registered: 12/19/10
Re: Research on "Twice as big"
Posted: Feb 3, 2011 8:29 PM
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Hi Richard,

I like that bean counter moral. Are you the author? If so I'd like to borrow it LOL!

Just as you have a math parrot and pig, I have a dog called Podo to help teach children. Podo is a hyperactive (borderline dyscalculic) stupid beagle puppy.

My hope is that children will empathise with and 'fall in like' with Podo the puppy and therefore follow her journey from geometry to arithmetic.

My book will be called, 'The legend of Podo and your secret numbers'.

So much of my math has in a way been channelled by thoughts about what would make sense to my dog who digs math and discovers the property of integers by way of holes and bumps!

Odd yet true...

P.S. You can say hello to Podo at the beach!

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