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Mayans, Stonehenge, Calculators, and our Future

Taking a moment to celebrate the continued existence of our lovely planet, let us reflect upon the amazing precision with which ancient civilizations such as the Maya, Persian, Sumerian, Babylonian, Greek, and Roman created calendars or structures that have withstood … Continue reading

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Let ALL Math Students Use Calculators!!

David Wees, a mathematics edublogger, posted the following earlier this week.  My comments to it follow below.  In my opinion, math teachers must help student’s learn math, not erect barriers by insisting on manual manipulations when a calculator is more effective, and … Continue reading

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