Topic: How do I introduce the geometry of the built environment into the curriculum??
As it happened on Friday, 8th April 2011, 00:00 - 01:00 GMT
RunningBros: #mathchat it's simple, use real life situations to introduce math to all students and differentiate what types of situations.
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republicofmath: Works for some students; wouldn't have worked for me@RunningBros #mathchat use real life situations to introduce math to all students
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mathfour: Crap, I'm late! #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: RT @republicofmath: As the circle said to the ellipse @ethinking#mathchat it's all about triangles
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republicofmath: No, you're early! @ColinTGraham not here yet @mathfour Crap, I'm late! #mathchat
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mathfour: Wouldn't work for me either RT @republicofmath / @RunningBros use real life situations to introduce math to all students #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: Hello everyone, not chatting yet? Can't leave you alone for a minute! #mathchat
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mathfour: @republicofmath Aha! Good. I got caught up looking at the school's webpage where I think I'll volunteer. #mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham I was late. Sorry, boss. #mathchat
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republicofmath: Yes we've been chatting @ColinTGraham, yet patiently waiting for the maestro #mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham So please (as I always request) start by explaining what this question is all about. I'm confused. #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat I'm lurking & RTing so far.
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ColinTGraham: @mathfour Just join in whenever you can, and you are allowed to start without me! ;-) #mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham Although I'm probably jumping the gun. Classic student asking the Q right before you answer it, huh? #mathchat
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republicofmath: So @ColinTGraham, tell us what you know about Marcus deSautoy's maths in the city? #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: Is everyone clear on today's topic? "How do I introduce the geometry of the built environment into the curriculum?" #mathchat
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republicofmath: We have, indeed, started before without you @ColinTGraham. Yet it makes us nervous #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @republicofmath Ah, well my understanding of@MarcusduSautoy's maths in the city was part of his work to 'popularize' maths#mathchat
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TutorSolutions: What's the best example any of you have ever used during instruction? #mathchat
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republicofmath: You say: "Curriculum, hello. Here is geometry of the built environment" #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: And yes he is on Twitter and you should be following him!#mathchat
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republicofmath: @TutorSolutions With pre-service elementary teachers. Really got them thinking about geom & how it is all round us #mathchat
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suburbanlion: My classroom is virtual, which makes using the "built environment" a little difficult. #mathchat
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mathfour: Okay, looks like @republicofmath has a neat post on it:http://www.blog.republicofmath.com/?p=4632 #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat Does math in the built environment = human made structures?
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ColinTGraham: My take-away from 'maths in the city' is two-fold: cities don't build themselves, maths is around you if you look for it #mathchat
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TutorSolutions: @republicofmath And how did you do that? Has anyone thought of allowing students to organize the classroom to create space? #mathchat
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classroomtools: @TutorSolutions I describe several via links on this pagehttp://bit.ly/hhZbX1 (expand) #mathchat
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mathfour: @MmeVeilleux Nope - snail shells are a great example. #mathchat
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republicofmath: But Ryan, your students are in room, building, no? @suburbanlionclassroom is virtual, makes using built environment difficult. #mathchat
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republicofmath: Also helps to follow @mathsinthecity #mathchat
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EarlSamuelson: @suburbanlion your students could investigate the geometry of their desktop computer, the clock on the wall, etc.... #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @MmeVeilleux I think built environment=constructed by something. Beehives, termite mounds, but particularly man-made structures #mathchat
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suburbanlion: I guess there's always the "geometry of the Internet"! #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat @republicofmath Math walking tours?? That is soooo funny!!!
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mathfour: @EarlSamuelson @suburbanlion What about the geometry of the body?#mathchat
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republicofmath: @MmeVeilleux @mathfour - Yes, built, not natural - but could include natural if you wanted. #mathchat #whomentionedsnailshells
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ColinTGraham: Yes, this is @MarcusduSautoy's project at/with Oxford University... RT @republicofmath: Also helps to follow @mathsinthecity #mathchat
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mathfour: @MmeVeilleux @republicofmath But it sounds cool, doesn't it? I want to do one - how do I learn to be a docent in that? #mathchat
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EarlSamuelson: @mathfour @suburbanlion yes, that too #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: I think the fact of building something may make it easier to understand a human involvement/calculation/plan at first... #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: My general feeling is that students' ability to visualize and handle geometry is very much poorer than their algebra #mathchat
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mandyadey: RT @ColinTGraham: My general feeling is that students' ability to visualize and handle geometry is very much poorer than their algebra #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: Mostly fractal, if you look at blood vessels RT @mathfour:@EarlSamuelson @suburbanlion What about the geometry of the body?#mathchat
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mathfour: Watching @MarcusduSautoy's video now.https://www.mathsinthecity.com/ #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: OK, expand on this and explain why.... RT @suburbanlion: I guess there's always the "geometry of the Internet"! #mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham OH! and have you seen the Body Works exhibit?#mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @mathfour Don't let it distract you too much from #mathchat Bon!
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ColinTGraham: @TutorSolutions I do a lot of introductory geometry work through origami and tangrams... not necessarily pre-built structure #mathchat
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suburbanlion: @ColinTGraham The Internet is structured like a graph-- a set of vertices connected by edges #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @TutorSolutions I have done lessons using geometry to measure the height of trees though... #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @suburbanlion Do you think that is an easily visualizable structure for, say, a 13-year-old? #mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham Oops - totally got sidetracked. I'm so going to win that thing. #mathchat
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mathfour: Pretty sure not. Way more complex. RT @suburbanlion The Internet is structured like a graph- a set of vertices connected by edges #mathchat
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suburbanlion: @ColinTGraham I think a more easily visualizable structure to start with would be "trees" #mathchat
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republicofmath: @suburbanlion But internet structure is not so obvious to students,. Can't photograph with cell phone #mathchat
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mathfour: @mandyadey Are we talking about the geometry of shapes or the geometry of proofs? #mathchat
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d_martin05: RT @RunningBros: #mathchat it's simple, use real life situations to introduce math to all students and differentiate what types of situations.
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ColinTGraham: What have you used to introduce geometrical concepts into lesson? Or, do you introduce the concept and look for examples... #mathchat
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republicofmath: @suburbanlion Where do we see trees in the BUILT environment?#mathchat Let's start with what kids ought to see around them
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mathfour: I'm crazy tired of hearing everyone push the "real world" aspect of math. Sometimes kids like math because it's neat. #mathchat
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suburbanlion: @mathfour here's what the Internet "looks like" http://bit.ly/2IbWiw(expand) #mathchat
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EarlSamuelson: How about photos of trees or buildings and the shadows cast by them #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @mathfour But more often kids get to hate maths because they don't see the connection with anything in their life... #mathchat
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republicofmath: Both. How does geom of built environment stimulate that?@mathfour @mandyadey geometry of shapes or geometry of proofs? #mathchat
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suburbanlion: @republicofmath I can see plenty of trees in the natural environment =) #mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham I totally disagree. They SAY they hate it because there's no connection. #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @suburbanlion The point about choosing built is that humans have had to design and build. Let's ignore nature and snails... #mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham It's hard for kids to say, "I hate math because I hate Mrs. Smith who is mean to me in math class." #mathchat
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republicofmath: Yes but can't photograph that walking around with cellphone@suburbanlion here's what Internet "looks like" http://bit.ly/2IbWiw (expand)#mathchat
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republicofmath: Sure, but topic is built environment @suburbanlion I can see plenty of trees in the natural environment #mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham Teachers who teach "real world" math are successful b/c they are GOOD TEACHERS, not b/c they connect math w/ reality #mathchat
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mathfour: Like kids will say, "I don't want my broccoli because Jimmy hit me."#mathchat
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republicofmath: For the moment - yes @ColinTGraham Let's ignore nature and snails... #mathchat
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mathfour: Do we really believe that they don't like broccoli because of Jimmy's punch? #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @mathfour No, good teachers understand the concepts and can connect with anything. Kids need something which connects to them. #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat I just returned to "Let's ignore nature and snails." OK!
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mandyadey: RT @mathfour: @mandyadey Are we talking about the geometry of shapes or the geometry of proofs? #mathchat
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mathfour: So why do we believe them when they say, "I hate math because I don't see a connection to the real world"? #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: RT @EarlSamuelson: How about photos of trees or buildings and the shadows cast by them #mathchat
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republicofmath: OK, here's a Q for kids: Why are there so many - any - triangles in buildings? #mathchat Triangles are rigid.
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suburbanlion: Do we sometimes get tied up w/ geometry of concrete objects, neglecting the abstract geometry? ie trees & graphs #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @mathfour Bon this is not today's topic... we have discussed this previously on #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat I like your idea of thinking about shadows. That is a gr8 example. @earlsamuelson
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MrT_Ro: @mathfour @ColinTGraham Have you read the article 'The Mathematician's Lament' Its a great article that focuses on math as an art.#mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham Yes, and what connects with kids is curiosity - about anything. Puzzles, numbers, ANYTHING. Doesn't have to be real. #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @MrT_Ro Would you regard art as part of a built environment or is it something different? #mathchat
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republicofmath: @mathfour One - just one- of points of geom of built environment is that it becomes harder to say "when will we ever use this?" #mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham Alright. What I'm getting from you is, "Cool your jets, cowgirl." Now where's my bottle of chill pills... #mathchat
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mandyadey: RT @republicofmath: @mathfour One - just one- of points of geom of built environment is that it becomes harder to say "when will we ever use this?"#mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: RT @republicofmath: @mathfour One - just one- of points of geom of built environment is that it becomes harder to say "when will we ever use this?"#mathchat
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EarlSamuelson: @MmeVeilleux can also be used in grade 10 in Alberta for intro to trig #mathchat
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MrT_Ro: Mathematician's Lament: http://www.maa.org/devlin/LockhartsLament.pdfA great read. #mathchat
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mathfour: @MrT_Ro I've assigned the book as required reading in my class. Every semester. #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @republicofmath and why are columns round? and if you couldn't construct round columns, what would you do? #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat IKEA furniture does not use triangles very much.
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ColinTGraham: I think we are doing future engineers a disservice by failing to make ensure conceptual understanding of geometry #mathchat
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republicofmath: Yes @maxmathforum why are columns round? and if you couldn't construct round columns, what would you do? #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat @maxmathforum I'll bite. WHY R columns round??
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republicofmath: Why it falls apart rapidly @MmeVeilleux #mathchat IKEA furniture does not use triangles very much.
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ColinTGraham: And the maths behind the designs? Why do they work? RT@MmeVeilleux: #mathchat IKEA furniture does not use triangles very much.
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kassiaowedekind: Why as hexagons commonly used as tile? 1st grader asked this---in first grade words "Why are there hexagons on all those floors" #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: RT @ColinTGraham I think we are doing future engineers a disservice by failing to ensure conceptual understanding of geometry #mathchat
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fnoschese: RT @MrT_Ro: Mathematician's Lament:http://www.maa.org/devlin/LockhartsLament.pdf A great read. #mathchat #scichat
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maxmathforum: Not sure if this is about built environments or not, but geometry as instructions for making things seems important #mathchat
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EarlSamuelson: @MmeVeilleux the anchors (screws) are aligned in triangular patterns though #mathchat
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maxmathforum: To ensure your construction is identical to mine, what's the least amount of instructions I can get away with? #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat @ColinTGraham The gazillion screws must help.
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ColinTGraham: @kassiaowedekind You could also ask why bees build cells which are hexagonal? It is an interesting question to explore. #mathchat
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republicofmath: Secondary ed students once described physics dish as "circular" Great discussion followed on parabolas and foci #mathchat
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MrT_Ro: I love how Lockhart refers to math as the art of explanation. #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @maxmathforum By instruction do you mean some kind of blueprint or plan? #mathchat
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republicofmath: They don't. It just morphs that way @kassiaowedekind could ask why bees build cells which are hexagonal? #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat The IKEA bookcase in front of me does not have screws in any triangular pattern that I can notice.
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maxmathforum: @ColinTGraham @kassiaowedekind and why are bolt heads and nuts hexagonal? but bolts on fire hydrants pentagonal? #mathchat
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EarlSamuelson: @MmeVeilleux is it still standing? #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @ColinTGraham could be a blueprint but also instructions, a spec sheet, informal stuff. or isometric or orthographic drawing #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @MrT_Ro How does explaining geometry differ from explaining algebra, say? Is the visual element more important or not? #mathchat
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republicofmath: @maxmathforum Instructions - like a program - stimulate deeper & more analytical thinking. #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @ColinTGraham from what's the minimal # of measurements I have to give you so you build a triangle identical to mine #mathchat
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republicofmath: Good question! @maxmathforum why are bolt heads and nuts hexagonal? but bolts on fire hydrants pentagonal? #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat Haha! I just read your comment about IKEA furniture falling apart. It's so cheap I can't resist buying it@republicofmath
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maxmathforum: @ColinTGraham @republicofmath to how do I represent plans for a 3-d ginormous building on a small 2-d piece of paper #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @republicofmath @maxmathforum @kassiaowedekind We don't have fire hydrants, as such, in the UK! Some bolts have square heads too#mathchat
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MrT_Ro: It's hard to convince grade 7/8 students that they need to learn the Pythagorean Theorem b/c they'll use it in their everyday life #mathchat
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mathfour: Great one! RT @kassiaowedekind: 1st grader asked this "Why are there hexagons on all those floors" #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @republicofmath I learned that question from the Core Plus curriculum. It made me think! And google... #mathchat
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republicofmath: @ColinTGraham "Explaining" geom generally starts with visual analogies: "round", "pointy". Low van Hiele level #mathchat
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Gavelsedge: RT @republicofmath: Good question! @maxmathforum why are bolt heads and nuts hexagonal? but bolts on fire hydrants pentagonal? #mathchat
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MrT_Ro: But it's easy to convince students to learn the Pythagorean Theorem b/c there's so many cool ways to prove it. #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @republicofmath Yes, assuming people read about the van Hieles, as suggested earlier... ;-) #mathchat
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republicofmath: Great observation, language, & question @kassiaowedekind: 1st grader asked this "Why are there hexagons on all those floors" #mathchat
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WendyE40: @MrT_Ro Just saw it used on a home improvement show on the weekend by the contractor #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat Now that's one I actually understand. Tell them to build a treefort w/only rectangles - mean joke@MrT_Ro
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mathfour: @Gavelsedge @republicofmath @maxmathforum Easy answer - you don't want everyone to be able to open a fire hydrant. #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @MrT_Ro Well they probably won't, I can't say that I have, consciously at any rate... but if you are going to be a surveyor...? #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat Yes the van Heiles is great reading on the topic of geometry. Must re-read it.
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MrT_Ro: One of my older blog posts: Math is beautiful but do our students know?http://wp.me/pXAmd-1M #mathchat
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EarlSamuelson: @republicofmath I like the satellite dish and focal point approach.......bounce ping pong balls off the dish...where do they go? #mathchat
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republicofmath: @ColinTGraham If, as teachers, we don't know about van Hiele levels, makes it hard to engage with geom thinking of students #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat Is the satellite dish sthg you actually do w/Ss or only talk about theoretically??
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MmeVeilleux: RT @republicofmath: @ColinTGraham If, as teachers, we don't know about van Hiele levels, makes it hard to engage with geom thinking of students#mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @republicofmath This is a huge problem. I was not explicitly introduced to van Hiele levels during my maths training... #mathchat
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republicofmath: @earlsamuelson Physics instructor here gets students to build a parabolic solar cooker & students cook lunch #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat Observing how the ball bounces in pool is also a good skill & application.
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ColinTGraham: How confident would you be about assigning a van Hiele level to any of your students if I asked you to do so now? #mathchat
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republicofmath: @ColinTGraham Agree - bit we are professionals, so let's bite the van Hiele bullet! #mathchat
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MrT_Ro: @WendyE40 Maybe so, but I jdon't think grade 7/8 students watch Mike Holmes type contracting shows. #mathchat
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EarlSamuelson: @MmeVeilleux I've never done that but have talked about it-same as the headlight on a car.... bulb located at the focal point #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat @ColinTGraham 27% confident (perhaps I exaggerate)
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MmeVeilleux: RT @ColinTGraham: How confident would you be about assigning a van Hiele level to any of your students if I asked you to do so now? #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: If you don't know what the van Hiele model is, readhttp://bit.ly/gOj2Qw (expand) to start with! I know most of my Ss would be 1.5 at most#mathchat
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republicofmath: If I could hear them talk about what they photographed- fairly confident @ColinTGraham #mathchat van Hiele levels
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EarlSamuelson: @republicofmath I like that #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat I'll blame U if a.o. sees me dumpster diving 4 a satellite dish :) @earlsamuelson
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republicofmath: Get them to! @MrT_Ro @WendyE40 Maybe so, but I jdon't think grade 7/8 students watch Mike Holmes type contracting shows. #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: RT @kassiaowedekind: Van Hiele opens minds to new teacher knowledge--esp in elem where many teachers don't have math background.#mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat @republicofmath Gr8 assessment comment re: van Heile levels & audio/vid recording student talk. Gd pairing of tools.
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ColinTGraham: @kassiaowedekind I think it also legitimizes teacher use of words like long, pointy, round... as part of the process too #mathchat
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EarlSamuelson: @MmeVeilleux that's fair.....I guess #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @ColinTGraham do they go in through manholes? 'cause "why are manhole covers round?" is another good one! #mathchat
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham Just popped over there. Curious - kinda like a Blooms for math. #mathchat
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republicofmath: @MrT_Ro @WendyE40 seriously - this IS real life. Students always complain "when we gonna use this?" Show them real life use #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @maxmathforum Not all manhole covers are round, though!#mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat I am prone to exaggeration btw. @earlsamuelson
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mathfour: @republicofmath @MrT_Ro @WendyE40 ARG! #mathchat
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dmarain: @ColinTGraham Concept: Areas of ~ fig vary as the sq of corresp linr dim Dbl, then triple sides of tri & sqr. Fit 4, then 9... #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @ColinTGraham you are a wealth of info tonight! What other kinds are there? #mathchat
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republicofmath: Are those the ones that fall through? @ColinTGraham@maxmathforum Not all manhole covers are round, though! #mathchat
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suburbanlion: RT @ColinTGraham: If you don't know what the van Hiele model is, read http://bit.ly/gOj2Qw (expand) to start with! I know most of my Ss would be 1.5 at most #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @mathfour The fact that it is a researched sequence of acquistion, which is often ignored, is important too. Not 'just theory' #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @maxmathforum Check out a google on "why are manhole covers round" there's probably a wikipedia entry on it for a start! #mathchat
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EarlSamuelson: I'll maybe "see" you next week...have to run right now #mathchat
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MrT_Ro: @republicofmath @WendyE40 I think we get students to appreciate the math first and then the real life applications will follow #mathchat
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republicofmath: @mathfour OK, not your "real life' But it is someone's real life!#mathchat Does Lady Gaga use geometry?
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ColinTGraham: @earlsamuelson See you Earl, remember you can join us on Mondays too! #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @republicofmath any chance you're coming to NCTM next week? Or NCSM? #mathchat
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mathfour: Good for #homeschool #math too RT @ColinTGraham: If you dont know what the van Hiele model is, read http://bit.ly/gOj2Qw (expand) #HSMath #mathchat
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peterflom: Math is an art #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @republicofmath 'cause my colleague @MFAnnie is talking about using sktchpd and screencasting to diagnose student thinking #mathchat
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mathfour: @EarlSamuelson Later! See you next week. Will miss you at #HSMath#mathchat
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mandyadey: @ColinTGraham I tell them they probably won't use it, but to get that diploma they have to learn it. #mathchat
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republicofmath: No! there is no universal panacea @MrT_Ro @WendyE40 get students to appreciate math first & real life applications will follow #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: A project I have done many times is the "Tennis Ball Box". Give Ss 4 balls and an A3 sheet. Make a box... #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: RT @mathfour: Good for #homeschool #math too RT@ColinTGraham: If you dont know what the van Hiele model is, readhttp://bit.ly/gOj2Qw (expand) #HSMath #mathchat
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kassiaowedekind: Kid languagetoo@ColinTGraham I think it also legitimizes teacher use of words like long, pointy, round as part of the process too #mathchat
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mathfour: @mandyadey That's a better answer than trying to give them a "real world" answer. #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: Except when it's a science... or a language... ;-) RT @peterflom: Math is an art #mathchat
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mathfour: @mandyadey The question, "Where will we use this?" is a rhetorical challenge. They want to stump the teacher. #mathchat
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republicofmath: Ah! Max, I wish. Can we have a Tweetup sometime soon@maxmathforum any chance you're coming to NCTM next week? Or NCSM?#mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @kassiaowedekind It goes back to Gary Stager's TEDx talk about listening to student language... #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @colintgraham @republicofmathhttp:wordplay.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/21/numberplay-manhole/ #mathchat
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republicofmath: Stop doing that! Work to relate it to their lives @mandyadey tell them probably won't use it, but to get diploma have to learn it #mathchat
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mathfour: @republicofmath Yup - some kids need the "real world" stuff and some kids need the abstract puzzley math stuff #mathchat
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mandyadey: @mathtour I tell them they may not use it, but it will broaden their minds in other aspects, and help them think outside the box #mathchat
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republicofmath: Exactly why engaging students with built environment works@kassiaowedekind Stager's TEDx talk about listening to student language#mathchat
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mandyadey: @republicofmath I do that too, A LOT, but when they consistently complain I shoot that at them, and it stops. #mathchat
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mathfour: @republicofmath @mandyadey If they are just playing "stump the teacher" then working to relate to their lives doesn't fly. #mathchat
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mandyadey: @mathtour I agree. #mathchat
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mathfour: @mandyadey I'm guessin' you mean me. And yep - that's the "right" answer in my book. #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: @mandyadey Do they ask that question about history or geography? They want maths to relate to them, we must make it so... #mathchat
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republicofmath: If I were student I would dismiss this reason @mandyadey tell them they may not use it, but will broaden their minds ... #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat My take-away points 2day R: tennis ball & paper challenge; re-read van Heile levels & rel8 2 my Ss; discuss manholes w/class ...
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mathfour: @mandyadey @mathtour I like this - "Math Tour" is cute. #mathchat
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mathfour: @mandyadey My blog is "Math is not a four letter word" - MathFour for short. But Math Tour is fun. (cute pix of you and kiddo, BTW #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: I think, to return to today's question, I would introduce geometry by getting students to build things and consider engineering #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat capture audio stu talk 2 help place Ss according 2 van Heile levels; check if fire hydrants really have pentagonal screws.
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maxmathforum: #mathchat Math relates to my real life 2 ways: 1) it teaches me how my brain works and what I am capable of figuring out
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MrT_Ro: @mandyadey @mathfour I like how @ddmeyer puts it. Math is the vocabulary of your intuition. #mathchat
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mathfour: @mandyadey If that's your baby you are one heck of a woman. You look great in that pix. /unrelatedpost #mathchat
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mandyadey: @MrT_Ro I like that too! #mathchat
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maxmathforum: #mathchat 2) it gives me another lens to solve or analyze problems that come up in my real life
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mathfour: @MrT_Ro @mandyadey @mathfour I was liking @ddmeyer until I thought that people might see his way as the only way. Gotta be careful #mathchat
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mandyadey: @mathtour that's my nephew. Thanks! :) #mathchat But I do have 3 kids..youngest will be 9 in two weeks. lol :)
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mathfour: @MrT_Ro @mandyadey @mathfour @ddmeyer Why's everyone always trying to put stuff on math. Can't math just be math. #mathchat
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republicofmath: No, mathematics is the science of number, pattern, space & arrangement #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: Wow... time is flying by again... final thoughs on geometry and the built environment, everyone? #mathchat
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mathfour: And why can't we just all get along. /whine #mathchat
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mathfour: @republicofmath Math is not a science. (Them's fightin' words...)#mathchat
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mandyadey: @mathfour No one teaches the same way. Everyone has diff. styles. Collaboration especially in Math needs to happen. :) #mathchat
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republicofmath: Big problem with math educators (I am one!): think there is one and only one way - their way - to fix math problems #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat I'm trying to think of an uber-wise RT-worthy comment but nothing comes to mind. Désolée.
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mathfour: @ColinTGraham Yup - I've joined the contest: Houston, Texas#mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat Thanks for giving me lots of food for thought!!!
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republicofmath: My thoughts - as math teachers it will help us to teach geom better if we engage students with built environment. Easy. #mathchat
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mandyadey: @republicofmath have you noticed that kids are more easily distracted w/tech the older they get? #mathchat
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mathfour: Exactly! RT @republicofmath: Big problem with math educators (I am one!): think there is only their way to fix math problems #mathchat
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republicofmath: Oh yes it is, & I will explain why (have done, in fact). @mathfour#mathchat Mathematics is a science
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mathfour: @mandyadey OMG Thank you! We're in this together, y'all! #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: My thoughs - we don't spend nearly enough time exploring geometry before pushing Ss to higher levels they won't reach #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: RT @republicofmath: My thoughts - as math teachers it will help us to teach geom better if we engage students with built environment. Easy. #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat @republicofmath That is an excellent comment!
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mathfour: There it is. Here's my MathsInTheCity site:https://www.mathsinthecity.com/sites/houston-texas #mathchat
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dmarain: Concept: Eql tri tessellate plane Ss, how many pennies fit around a penny? SHOW IT NOW DRAW IT, MAKE 6 eql tri in a reg hex,etc. #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: #mathchat Hope to chat w/you all again soon!!!
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ColinTGraham: OK tweeps that's it for another day! Nice to see some more new people jumping in this week! #mathchat
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MmeVeilleux: RT @ColinTGraham: My thoughs - we don't spend nearly enough time exploring geometry before pushing Ss to higher levels they won't reach#mathchat
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mathfour: I gotta agree RT @republicofmath: It will help us to teach geom better if we engage students with built environment. Easy. #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @ColinTGraham you're right. and we're robbing students of their own spatial intuition when we push them too early #mathchat
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mathfour: And don't forget #HSMath in one hour! #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: Remember to follow new people and @mathchat to keep updated. Next week we'll be discussing increasing investigative work #mathchat
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sastone3: Does anyone know a good/fun I-Pad app for 4th grade math and spelling/reading? #mathchat #midleved #ed422 #edchat
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kassiaowedekind: Thanks for a great #mathchat
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mathfour: Well, #HSMath in 55 minutes, that is. Topic: Math Tools – Fingers, Calculators, Abacuses, Slide Rules, etc. #mathchat
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maxmathforum: @dmarain that's the ? that got me hooked on math! I felt like I'd discovered a brand-new idea! and it works for any size circle #mathchat
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MrT_Ro: RT @mathfour Good point. >> Why's everyone always trying to put stuff on math. Can't math just be math. #mathchat
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jonbergmann: RT @mcdodsie: McSquared: Flip day 3: amazing things happeninghttp://t.co/WF4ymwc #flipclass #edtech #edchat #mathchat
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ColinTGraham: Archive will be online soon-ish... ;-) Catch you all next time, have a good day/night! #mathchat
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evandusen: Movement -Based Math Learning Games http://bit.ly/9vuYQW (expand)#mathchat
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mandyadey: @MrT_Ro Thank you! #mathchat
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MrT_Ro: Good discussion on #mathchat. I have to join more often. Sorry I was a little off topic.
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ColinTGraham: @MrT_Ro Don't worry, it's the moderator's job to push you gently back on course! Feel free to use #mathchat any time to discuss questions!
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