All Blog Posts Tagged 'maths' (8)

SubQuanning in the Virtual World

Dream Realizations will be presenting this year at the Virtual World Best Practices in Education (VWBPE -…
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Added by Rebecca Reiniger on March 17, 2011 at 3:58pm — No Comments

cosecant arguments; not like you think the other argument.

for csc(2n+1) ; the "2n + 1" is considered the argument. The argument I am referring to in the title is the age old battle between what should you know and what should you be able to get, look up, or derive when needed.



The battle rages on. Here is my update to the JS Maths Wiki that was inspired by one such argument (very civil) that I participated in at a holiday party for the staff at our school. Here is… Continue

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on December 20, 2009 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Editing Equations on Web 2.0 Sites

What are your needs for editing and rendering equations or formulae on Web 2.0 sites? Social networks and Web 2.0 sites are the ideal forum for sharing, but they are not geared for academic use. Academic discussions would be considerably improved if Web 2.0 sites would add just three buttons: Superscript, Subscript and Greek letters to the HTML editing toolbar. Perhaps we should ask Ning and other social network providers for better support for this… Continue

Added by Colin McAllister on July 7, 2009 at 7:05pm — 1 Comment

Wiki How To

I created this video with the jing software on how to edit a wiki.





I plan to create some more videos in this series on Wiki Syntax, and advanced features..



I have also updated my math wiki text to include a section on linear systems: JS Math Linear… Continue

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on June 3, 2009 at 7:27pm — No Comments

Reading; The Last Gigabyte

Dear Reader:



If you are reading this then you know how to read! This is a project I built in conjunction with my Librarian and an English Teacher.



I have been "forcing" my mathematics students to read, you know like books and stuff. My librarian has inspired me; I just:



* go to the schools library web page

* log in

* search for books

* add the ones I like to my personal list

* and check out 20 books at a time for one month

* the books… Continue

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on May 21, 2009 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Super Data Stacker Hacker: http://wolframalpha.com

Playing around with this: http://wolframalpha.com site. It has been brought to my attention by the abdbg; and he has made a more comprehensive post about look and features.



It has been showing up on the twit radar, and other places. I used it in class today to generate random numbers, but then gave up on it (for… Continue

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on May 19, 2009 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Definition of a Derivative

JS Wiki Math uptdated with more video.



Statement of the definition of a derivative, geometrical motivation, and two examples of application of the definition.







I welcome other video contributers to the wiki! Participate,… Continue

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on March 19, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Video and Extending the Classroom

here is the link: JS Wiki Math


building an interactive math text. SP

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on March 18, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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