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 ››
, it is very easy to start from scratch and create a polar graph. Here are the steps to create the graph shown on the right below.
- Choose Graph | Plot New Function.
- Use the Equation menu to choose r = f(θ).
- Type "c" (for "cos"), "2", and "th" (for "theta").
- Click OK.
- If your … Continue Reading ››
Ken Gordon has written our first in a series of guest blog posts from people working with Key Curriculum products in schools. Ken teaches Precalculus and Calculus in an accelerated program at Sisler High School in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He has been using The Geometer’s Sketchpad since first seeing it at an NCTM conference in 2004. … Continue Reading ››