Function or Not a Function Card Sort — Math = Love

Today I’m sharing a new card sort I made for my students to practicing classifying a relation as a function or not a function. My old card sort for this was stolen from someone else and resized on the copy machine, so I didn’t have a digital copy. Last week, I decided to create a…

via Function or Not a Function Card Sort — Math = Love

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Fun with Functions

This post is inspired by the Quora thread on interesting functions to plot. The butterfly This is a slightly simpler version of the butterfly curve which is plotted using polar coordinates on Desmos as: Polar coordinates are an alternative way of plotting functions – and are explored a little in HL Maths when looking at […]

via Fun with Functions! — IB Maths Resources from British International School Phuket

Area maze

We know how to find the length of a rectangle when its area and one side is given.

But here is an interesting at the same time logical way of solving it which makes the puzzle interesting.

Japanese logical puzzle  click here .

Classroom Reflections / Exit Ticket Templates

Today i got the Exit ticket templates which is really useful for teachers to use after completion of class to do some reflections to identify students learning level,to gwt some idea what they understood etc.

Download Exit Ticket Templates here

Source

 

Understanding Number Systems — OSC IB Blogs

Whichever IB Mathematics level you are following, you need to understand the concept of number systems. The simplest system is the set of Natural Numbers, sometimes called the Counting Numbers. Using set notation, these numbers are: {1, 2, 3, 4 ……} and are called the natural numbers because they are the only ones which occur naturally.…

via Understanding Number Systems — OSC IB Blogs

Place Value Posters — Math = Love

Yesterday, I finally got my place value posters hung up in my classroom. I actually designed these posters last summer when I was in Australia. They were inspired by this pin which I couldn’t find an original source for. Last summer, I printed the posters, but I had trouble finding something I liked to use…

via Place Value Posters — Math = Love

World’s Steepest Hill – Baldwin Street

When we teach students about Slope / Gradient , we have to show them the live examples of Slope in real life.

Click here to watch steepest hill.

By Ramanathan Posted in MATH Tagged

Inspiration During Summer – DT IB Students Some Great Projects to Inspire. — OSC IB Blogs

Hi students, Yes one of my regular inspiration blog posts – check out some of the designs below all of which could easily have been project ideas for DT students – A revolutionary radio – I always like socially and environmentally focused projects and here is another great one. As it suggests on the description…

via Inspiration During Summer – DT IB Students Some Great Projects to Inspire. — OSC IB Blogs

Sumaze – maths app

Here’s a maths based app that is both fun (if you like puzzles) and actually introduces some maths that students may not know about. In each level, you have to move a block around, carrying o…

Source: Sumaze – maths app

Polar Curve Plotter

For a really clear plotter showing the connection between the Cartesian graph of r=f(θ) and the graph in polar coordinates try this Polar Curves and Cartesian Graphs applet. Watch the display caref…

Source: Polar Curve Plotter

Blog Status

 

Hi friends, I was not able to update my blog due to my Job change (in Abroad ) and my old schools IBDP affiliation work ,  i was forced to prepare lot of documentation work / Scheme of work , IBDP HL  Math Teacher online training ,etc.

From today my blog is active.

Tan Q for all the support.

Keep viewing and Keep growing .

Desmos & Valentines (& fractions and rotations!)

Great

Mathematics, Learning and Technology

It’s that time of year again – save your money and send your loved ones (or anybody!) a math-o-gram!

Click on the image and move that slider! Click on the image and move that slider!

In what happily seems to have become an annual tradition Desmos have provided you with the means to send a math-o-gramto the mathematicians in your life!
Desmos Valentine instructions

Geeky people you could even use the Desmos API …

Valentine’s Day seems an appropriate time to express love for Desmos!
Two happy discoveries this week (thanks to Twitter):
Fractions - multiplying Rotation
Multiplying fractions and Rotation about a point. Brilliant.


Elsewhere – express your feelings for WolframAlpha!

I Love YOU

Transum Valentine Puzzle
and here’s a logic starter from Transum for Valentine’s Day!

Wishing Mathematicians everywhere a happy day and if you are a UK teacher about to start half term – have a lovely week!

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Desmos & Valentines (& fractions and rotations!)

Great

Mathematics, Learning and Technology

It’s that time of year again – save your money and send your loved ones (or anybody!) a math-o-gram!

Click on the image and move that slider! Click on the image and move that slider!

In what happily seems to have become an annual tradition Desmos have provided you with the means to send a math-o-gramto the mathematicians in your life!
Desmos Valentine instructions

Geeky people you could even use the Desmos API …

Valentine’s Day seems an appropriate time to express love for Desmos!
Two happy discoveries this week (thanks to Twitter):
Fractions - multiplying Rotation
Multiplying fractions and Rotation about a point. Brilliant.


Elsewhere – express your feelings for WolframAlpha!

I Love YOU

Transum Valentine Puzzle
and here’s a logic starter from Transum for Valentine’s Day!

Wishing Mathematicians everywhere a happy day and if you are a UK teacher about to start half term – have a lovely week!

View original post

Tool for Professional network

Today i came across an online tool
Staffrm is the new professional network for educators passionate about their work. A vibrant and friendly community where you can connect with the teachers who inspire you around the things that you’re interested in.
click here to connect, learn, share, collaborate.

Tackk – Creation Tool for Announcements, Assignments, and ePortfolios

Engage students, improve collaboration and spark creativity with Tackk.
https://tackk.com/education

By Ramanathan Posted in Tools

Why cos0 =1?

We used to teach students cos0=1
Did we ask them how?
Did we ask our self how?

When the degree is 0, there will be no  opposite side,at the same time hypotenuse and adjacent will be same.
So cos0=1

Let us think to make our students always cos0.

Make Learning Meaningful in 2015

Today i have gone through an article clearly says about meaningful learning.

In this article one line says about traditional way of giving worksheet to the students and then asking them to sit in disciplined way to solve ,which is not the only of making learning happens but also making students go around discuss/realize which some teachers never tried ( because teachers think that it will be messy) according to my knowledge.

Meaningful learning is some times messy.

I am happy about this article because i already followed those things mentioned.

Click here to see the article.