# Archive for the ‘Learning’ Category

26 June 2014

Here’s some background on the new Riemann Sums applet I added to IntMath. You can see how we find areas under curves using rectangles.

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17 June 2014

Jason Padgett was attacked and savagely beaten. He had severe concussion, but an amazing new ability to “see the world through the lens of geometry”.

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26 October 2013

A recent comment from a Twitter colleague got me thinking about the value of graphical solutions of equations.

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4 October 2013

We don’t deal with failure properly in most educational settings. This talk gives some options for improving that.

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2 October 2013

Here’s an applet where you can investigate how matrix operations work.

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6 September 2013

This video shows how to use powers of 10 to make estimates of large numbers.

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31 July 2013

Dr Geo is a free download that allows us to construct a wide variety of geometric objects.

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1 July 2013

Here’s an interactive graph where you can investigate some important trigonometric identities.

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30 April 2013

MathGraph32 is a great free tool for exploring 2D and 3D math concepts.

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25 January 2013

This is a classic late-1950s cartoon where Donald learns where math comes from.

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