## A refreshing new perspective on teaching math – Teaching math through problem-solving

A refreshing new perspective on teaching math — Teaching math through problem-solving!! If math is the study of patterns for the purposes of problem-solving then problem-solving is a major activity that we learn in math. And we observe and learn how to work with...

## FABULOUS! The Mathematics & Science Education Board Defines Math so EVERYONE can understand it!!

Science = the process of figuring this out Math = science of processes and computations that have pattern of regularity and order In other words: MATH IS THE STUDY OF PATTERNS IN ORDER TO SOLVE PROBLEMS!!! Why am I so over the top about this? Because I have surveyed...

## Mathematics Diagnostic Game #2: Number Recognition: Observations of Patterns in Mathematics

Mathematics Diagnostic Game #1: Number Recognition: Observations of Patterns in Mathematics (c) Tara Pelton. For particular use in Special Needs Education for Exceptional Children Materials: A deck of cards, large table Student Actions: Shuffle cards well. Flip them...

## Mathematics Diagnostic Game #1: Differences and Similarities: Observations of Patterns in Mathematics

Mathematics Diagnostic Game #1: Differences and Similarities: Observations of Patterns in Mathematics (c) Tara Pelton. For particular use in Special Needs Education for Exceptional Children Materials: A deck of cards, large table Student Actions: Shuffle cards well....

## Why Study Mathematics, When will We Ever Use it? Buy some Real Estate!

Why study basic math? When will we ever use basic mathematics? There are two subjects that anyone should be skilled and you are most likely to use for the rest of your life: carpentry and real estate. And they both use basic math and geometry. So, instead of reading...

## Geometry 1: what is geometry?

What is Geometry? What does “Geometry” mean? Geometry is the study of shapes, sizes, designs (patterns) and positions From Greek : Geo (Earth) Metry (Measure) Geometry has been used since the dawn of humanity for:   Building Machines and...