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1) Re: Big Gains in resolving the Gap in STEM subjects
Posted: Jul 29, 2017 3:26 AM, by: kirby urner
> Not just math avoidance; answer avoidance. Once > again, some of us are asking for one school, one > class - nay one student! - who had no prior special > interest, background, or demonstrated mat ...

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2) CS-friendly math course (high school level)
Posted: Jul 26, 2017 8:39 PM, by: kirby urner
I don't know what percent of mass-published high school math curricula delve into fractals, ala Mandelbrot and Julia. These became an overnight sensation with the trade books, but math teaching cu ...

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3) Re: Terminology Review
Posted: Jul 18, 2017 12:25 PM, by: kirby urner
Here's a pen at Codepen.io where I take these modules to the next level and build the common core polyhedra: https://codepen.io/pdx4d/pen/qjwORr Screen shot: https://flic.kr/p/Wh5yQo (as seen ...

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4) Haim's Challenge
Posted: May 30, 2017 12:24 AM, by: kirby urner
> I make to you the same promise I once made, > long ago, to the dearly departed Michael Paul > Goldenberg. Just start a discussion on teaching. > If you stick to the subject and avoid politics, a ...

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5) Re: Business Math?
Posted: Apr 23, 2017 1:23 PM, by: kirby urner
On Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 5:24 PM, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote: > Ok, I guess, a very first step, for 10 year olds with no prior structured > thinking experience. Although a great non-pr ...

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6) Re: A very good website with apps for teaching fractions
Posted: Mar 19, 2017 8:30 PM, by: kirby urner
When it comes to fractions, it's a good idea to keep 3D (printable) volumes in the picture. In our Silicon Forest curriculum, we have a MITE (minimum tetrahedron) that fills space (per Aristotle). T ...

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7) Ethnicity in Mathematics: A Case Study
Posted: Feb 21, 2017 3:10 PM, by: kirby urner
Bridging mathematics to art is somewhat cliche as is lamenting their coming apart and going their separate ways.[1] The common wisdom is the "A" in STEAM (enhanced STEM) is for "Art", not "Anthr ...

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8) Re: ATLANTA TEST CHEATING: LESSONS NOT YET LEARNED
Posted: Apr 10, 2015 3:37 PM, by: kirby urner
On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 10:59 AM, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote: > On 4/10/15, 1:40 PM, "kirby urner" <kirby.urner@gmail.com> wrote: > > But they don't know what they mean by "genetics" ye ...

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9) Re: Limits Redux (2)
Posted: Mar 27, 2015 7:48 PM, by: kirby urner
On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 2:06 PM, Haim <hpipik@netzero.com> wrote: > Sorry to start a new thread but there seems to be a bug in the web > interface and the original thread is not opening for me. > ...

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10) Anti-Pi
Posted: Mar 28, 2015 11:29 AM, by: Joe Niederberger
Kirby, do you mind if we move here? Wayne says: >No you aren't; you are confusing the sloppy way we all speak with the underlying formal mathematics. Mathematically speaking, these "and so forth" th ...

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11) Re: GST: sharing content directly with PWSs (personal workspaces)
Posted: Dec 10, 2014 9:42 AM, by: kirby urner
On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 11:00 PM, GS Chandy <chandy.sag@gmail.com> wrote: > > And I merely declined to take up something that you had thrust upon me as > a Mission. > > I may not have *studied* ...

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12) Re: In praise of Desmos
Posted: Nov 22, 2014 10:47 AM, by: kirby urner
On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 9:12 PM, Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com> wrote: > Let’s look at actual work and discuss all the little things that a > student must master. > > The attached jpeg is of a pro ...

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13) Re: Why do so many of us hate math?
Posted: Jul 10, 2014 11:56 AM, by: GS Chandy
Responding to israeliteknight's post dt. Jul 10, 2014 7:40 PM (http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=9515078) his entire 'high-IQ post' is pasted below my signature as a useful reference poin ...

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14) Re: Will Richardson Why Schools and Algebra 1
Posted: Sep 2, 2013 4:59 PM, by: GS Chandy
Further some remarks in my post dt. Sep 2, 2013 10:25 AM (http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=9252126), I just wanted to bring to mind a delightful short story by W. Somerset Maugham, title ...

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15) Re: kirby explains
Posted: Aug 10, 2013 6:51 PM, by: kirby urner
On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 8:47 AM, frank zubek <fzubek@yahoo.com> wrote: > Kirby wrote; > Constant for going between them: sqrt(9/8) * XYZ = IVM > - ----------------------------------------------- ...

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