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Every subject contains information necessary to become a knowledgeable and functional member of our society. As we become more technologically dependent, technical reasoning is needed for survival. Mathematics is no longer just a subject taken by the elite. Now it has rightfully become a staple in our educational systems even though it is not appreciated by many people until it is needed. I decided to write this essay to help people become…
Added by John Marsh on August 21, 2014 at 3:19am — No Comments
How math can help us to make predictions? This is a common question in many of students’ and adults mind. When it comes to prediction, it is all depends on the mathematical basics. Keep in mind when we say prediction we are not talking about guessing because guessing is a process of searching answer. Especially in math test when you use guess method without solving problem your answer may be right or may not be right. Below you can find some math prediction method which will define you the…Continue
Added by John Marsh on August 18, 2014 at 12:13pm — No Comments
I just read a post by my friend, Tony Sinanis, #EdCamp: What's The Point? Tony had an unconnected colleague attend an Edcamp. The colleague was most impressed with the ever-present passion. According to Tony’s friend:
This whole experience seems to be one of the best examples I have ever seen about the power…
Added by Thomas Whitby on August 13, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Being connected as an educator offers a unique perspective. It is almost as if there are two different world’s in education, and a connected educator must travel within both. Technology in our computer-driven society has enabled collaboration to occur at a level and pace never before available in the 19th and 20th century versions of education. For the modern educators who have embraced the idea of connectedness, the world of education looks very different from it has…Continue
Added by Thomas Whitby on August 11, 2014 at 11:36pm — No Comments
1. In 2010 on World Maths Day, 1.13 million students from more than 235 countries set a record correctly answering 479,732,613 questions.
2. Americans called mathematics ‘math’, arguing that ‘mathematics’ functions as a singular noun so ‘math’ should be singular too.
3. They have been calling maths ‘math’ for much longer than we have called it ‘maths’.
4. ‘Mathematics’ is an anagram of ‘me asthmatic’.
5. The only number in English that is spelled with…
Added by John Marsh on August 7, 2014 at 5:31am — No Comments
Bonza Bottler Day is celebrated every month on the day when the number of the month matches the number of the day (i.e. January 1, March 3, June 5 and so on).
The idea to celebrate this occurrence came from the mind of Elaine Fremont who established the first Bonza Bottler Day in 1985. Elaine Fremont…Continue
Added by Dorothy Hastings on August 7, 2014 at 3:37am — No Comments
Mathematics is a universal part of human culture. It is the tool and language of commerce, engineering and other sciences – physics, computing, biology etc. It helps us recognise patterns and to understand the world around us. Mathematics plays a vital, often unseen, role in many aspects of modern life, for example:
Added by John Marsh on August 6, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Added by Irene Farmer on August 5, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments
It is through education that the daughter of a present can become a doctor, that a son of a mine worker can become the head of the mine, that a child of farm workers can become the president of a great nation. It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another - Nelson Mandela…
Added by John Marsh on August 4, 2014 at 3:36am — No Comments