Category Archives: GeoGebra

A real life geometry problem proposed by Howard Phillips

Howard Phillips, on his blog  “Saving School Math” proposed a real life geometry problem that proved harder to solve than it first appeared. I love to banter about mathematics education with Howard.  We agree on some things about math education … Continue reading

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Tilings,Tesselations, Math Munch, Vi Hart and Getting Carried Away on a Spiral of Mathematical Magic

It all started over an hour ago when I clicked on the latest Math Munch blog entry.  I was immediately intrigued because of this image: I’m a sucker for tilings. The Math Munch post was about Marjorie Rice, who was … Continue reading

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HS Math Blog: Easing the Hurry Syndrome

I came across a new blog Easing the Hurry Syndrome that you might want to check out. The author is Jennifer Wilson who is a high school math teacher from Mississippi.  This link will take you to her post about … Continue reading

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Mary Dooms’ Grade 6 Wiki – Great Resources!

Mary Dooms sent a comment to this blog in response to my July 4th post on GeoGebra Central – Applets for Grades 6 – 12: As an fyi: I have been gathering GeoGebra applets that support the sixth grade common … Continue reading

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GeoGebra Central – Applets for Grades 6 – 12

GeoGebra Central has developed many interactive applets that illustrate and practice different math skills and concepts.  Most of the applets are geared towards algebra and above. However, there is at least one that has students practicing plotting points on the Cartesian … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts about Square Numbers on Sanjay Gulati’s Mathematics Academy Blog

Sanjay Gulati has a blog Mathematics Academy on which he usually posts geometric proofs illustrated via GeoGebra software.  I subscribe to his blog, but don’t always keep up with each post, since I subscribe to many math education blogs.  I … Continue reading

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Mathematics Academy Fractions on Number Line

The Mathematics Academy regularly publishes interactive GeoGebra applets that allow a student to make changes and see the effect.  The latest one is a number line from 0 to 1, which shows a fraction on the number line.  Students can … Continue reading

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Illustrated, Interactive GeoGebra Models for High School

Sanjay Gulati has developed quite a few models illustrated with Geogebra on his blog, Mathematics Academy. The models, which show the graphs different functions and relations on the coordinate plane are interactive in the sense that a general equation is given … Continue reading

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