Month in Review – September 2014

It’s the end of the month again so let us look back to what we have discussed. What is amazing about mathematics is the strong connections between concepts and representations. See how the Greatest Common Factor which is all about numbers be connected to Geometry in The Geometric Representation of Greatest Common Factor. Also, watch the amazing […]
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Math Teacher Breaks Pull Up World Record

Kyle Gurkovich, a middle school math teacher from New Jersey broke the pull up world record. He made 4182 pull ups in 24 hours breaking the previous record made by a Navy Seal. Gurkovich came up with the idea of pull ups in order o raise funds for cancer research. He was able to raise […]
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How to Multiply Using Lines and Dots

One of the great things about mathematics is that sometimes, you find mathematical concepts in places that you don’t expect them to be. There are also concepts or representations that seem not connected to mathematics, but you will realize that it is indeed mathematics. In the video below, observe how to multiply using lines and their […]
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