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Decimal-Crazed Lunatics

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I’ve always like fractions. No surprise there. Math with Bad Drawings View original post

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How to Edit Your Math Pessimism

Originally posted on Math with Bad Drawings:
Channeling Dr. Jo Boaler: the learning is in the struggle; mistakes are the best thing you can make! Math with Bad Drawings View original post

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Pascal’s Triangle and the Binomial Coefficient

Really enjoying this playlist on the Binomial Coefficient. These are not in order; part of the fun for me is moving back and forth between them. Many thanks to Richard Rusczyk of Art of Problem Solving for providing such a … Continue reading

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Status Update from a Frustrated Mathematician

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stuck on a problem Math with Bad Drawings View original post

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Fearing the Unknown

Originally posted on Math with Bad Drawings:
Or, How to Avoid Thinking in Math Class, Part 5 (See Also Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4) Sometimes I fantasize about making scarecrows of myself. They’d wear jackets, ties, and expressions of…

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“But when will I ever need to use this, Mr. B?”

“The New York Times Doesn’t Know Any Math Teachers” this is why I follow Dan Meyer.  I would pose this to my students as: “can you help the innumerate New York Times?”

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Dr. Bethany Ehlmann: always go where you love the science *and* the people

Originally posted on Women in Planetary Science: Female Scientists on Careers, Research, Space Science, and Work/Life Balance:
Dr. Bethany Ehlmann has a joint position as an assistant professor of planetary science at the California Institute of Technology and as…

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