I think this is a pretty awesome video from Vi Hart! Not only do I agree with her commentary about Columbus, but her perspective on Pi is something I’d never thought of before. Right about at minute 3:53 Vi writes R/D in the video, which isn’t correct, but otherwise it’s a great video. Watch it!
Last year I was lucky to be interviewed by Blake Montgomery at EdSurge about this project to make teaching and learning math more fun. We’re only getting around to sharing the article now. The gist of it is that I started making my own teaching materials, like some teachers do, because I couldn’t find any […]
Last year we shared the first half of the photographs sent to us by a family friend. Here is the second half. The email started with the text we’ve included below. When we are students we often loathe mathematics taught in school because we can’t find a connection between it and real life. But we […]
One of our family friends sent us an email with photographs of geometry found in nature. We don’t know if he wrote it himself (thanks Guillermo if you did) or if it was forwarded to him by someone else (if it was, thank you who ever you are). Here is the first part of the […]
What kind of monsters love to dance? Where do zombies go for a swim? What’s the tallest building in Transylvania? Help your students learn the answer to these jokes and riddles with 16 Halloween-ready print-and-go fun math jokes and riddles. Topics range from basic operations to advanced math. Here are some examples you may like: […]