Below is a complete list of all the interactive elementary-themed activities we've offered on our Sine of the Times
blog. Most of these activities grew out of the work that we did during our NSF-funded Dynamic Number project. The list includes links to our original blog posts as well as links that take you directly … Continue Reading ››
I’m excited to be making my first presentation of the 2013-14 school year next week in Baltimore. Daniel Scher and I are presenting Picturing Functions and Functions of Pictures
. We'll be discussing the connections between pictures and functions. These connections are even richer than I realized when I first began to work with pictures in Sketchpad. In the … Continue Reading ››
As you may know, we created a new logo for Key using a circle and rotational animation
to create a visual representation of pi. Karen Coe describes this in her post Branding Isn't About Math. Are You Sure About That?
(You can also … Continue Reading ››
In a recent blog post, Karen Coe referred to Conrad Wolfram’s opinion that programming is to mathematics what composition is to English.
I’ve taught programming and written a lot of Sketchpad code, and I appreciate Wolfram’s analogy. In English class, students read books, poems, short stories, essays, and articles—but to gain a deep appreciation for … Continue Reading ››