“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.” ~ Umberto Eco
From wikipedia: The function sine can be traced to the jyā and koṭi-jyā functions used in Gupta period Indian astronomy (Aryabhatiya, Surya Siddhanta), via translation from Sanskrit to Arabic and then from Arabic to Latin. The word “sine” comes from
A couple of months ago I attended an #edcamp “un-conference” at Montour High School. Several teachers from nearby schools and districts were in attendance. There were also quite a few administrators present. I have been meaning to write a few
So, I keep seeing ads about the big changes coming in March 2016. The SAT has been revamped. For details, a good place to start is the official site. I found this overview of the changes.
Everyone has an inner voice. Well, my inner voice says that everyone does. That voice knows what my true passions are. It knows I love Math. My inner voice guides my music taste. It is alive when I dance or
I would say “It’s that time of year again.” It isn’t. To say that there is a season for college entrance exams no longer applies. Students have been preparing for them most of their lives. The spin-off from the weight
Kids these days… Interesting article about attitudes. I have witnessed this first-hand.
If you haven’t read or watched a report about grade inflation, go to google and read a few. There are many. I’m a math guy, but I like grammar and have been known to read a book or two. I
In math, so often the rush to know the answer is the cause of not finding it. We CAN’T know the answer to all math questions. I use the word “know” here to mean the same as “remember.” Thus, to
“Several studies show that vigorous physical activities, like running and playing tag, may have larger effects on academic performance than lower-intensity activities.” I know what it does at a personal level. I used to own a CrossFit gym. I minoered in HPER.