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Is Pi Always 3.14…?
Is Pi Always 3.14…?
One of the greatest experiments students can do to celebrate pi day is measuring the circumference of a circle and dividing by the measured…
Christopher Sexton
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Mar 4, 2016
Beating the Math Game: Helping Students Embrace Struggle
Beating the Math Game: Helping Students Embrace Struggle
Gaming is such an integral part of today’s culture that it can be hard to remember that in the early 80’s, video games were still a novelty…
Christopher Sexton
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Jan 31, 2016
7 Ways to Drop the Mic in Math Class
7 Ways to Drop the Mic in Math Class
I like to think I’m an entertaining story-teller. Even the driest of mathematical procedures (quadratic formula derivation, anyone?) can…
Christopher Sexton
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Sep 30, 2015
It’s Your Boat
It’s Your Boat
Captain, here’s what you need. You need a magic potion. Could be a little brandy to take the edge off, or coffee to put the edge back on…
Christopher Sexton
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Feb 19, 2016
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