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|John Handley High School Mathematics Department|
|David Pleacher posted Problems of the Week in his classroom every week since 1968, and posted them online -- with solutions and names of students who correctly solved them -- from 1998 until his retirement in 2006. See also his lesson plans and worksheets, math poems and songs, math quotes, math facts (handy tables and lists about numbers, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, some in Spanish), interactive puzzles (Eight Queens on a Chessboard, Battleship, Blackjack, Lights Out, Joggle, a "Math Words" version of Wheel of Fortune, and more), and math humor (the Ten Commandments of Mathematics, Abbott and Costello's Math in the Movies, 42 Methods of Mathematical Proof, Math Teacher Evaluation, Top 10 Math Homework Excuses, Weapons of Math Instruction, Dave Barry's Extreme Math, Evolution of Teaching Math, Top Ten Lists about e and π, Murphy's Law and Mathematics, Mathematical Anagrams, Jokes, Tom Swifties, "Show Me ..." one-liners, false proofs, humorous metric conversions and equivalences, ASCII Math Cows, The Mintegral (Story of the Integral), 13 Misunderstandings in Math History, A Guide for Teaching Mathematics, A Student's Guide to Problem Solving, Top 10 Teacher Log Expressions, Sillygisms, and much more).|
|Levels:||High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles, Humor, Reference Sources, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Basic Algebra, Arithmetic/Early Math, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Pre-Calculus|
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