Mathematics by Mr. P
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|Middle school math teacher Poliquin began this blog, subtitled "making sure everyone gets it," in December, 2011. Posts have included various original problems of the week; "Eudoxus of Cnidus: the First Mathematical Superstar"; "A Quick Dip in the Deep End: Four-Dimensional 'Cubes;"; "Careers, Math, and Work Experience vs. College Degrees"; "The Foundational Role of Number Play"; "Construction #5: An Angle Congruent to a Given Angle"; "Curriculum: Why? How? and Where Are We Going?"; "ShowMe #12: Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Elimination"; "My 'New' Approach to Teaching Factoring"; "NCAA Brackets: My Ranked Field of 64"; and "Unpacking the Common Core: 8th Grade Math." See also Poliquin's wiki of elementary math primers.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Web-Based Discussions, Daily/Weekly/Monthly Challenges|
|Math Topics:||Basic Algebra, Linear Algebra, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Pre-Calculus|
|Math Ed Topics:||General Programs/Approaches, Materials-Reviews/Recommendations, Specific Math Concepts/Techniques, Teaching Styles/Practices, Computers, The Web and Pedagogy, Reform, Common Core|
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