Posted tagged ‘Mathematics’

Two Guys and Some iPads: PBS Kids makes Geometry and Problem Solving FUN with Augmented Reality


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Buzz and Delete are back in Botopolis for another fun-filled adventure. Play with them and their animal friends through three math-based games focused on geometry, spatial reasoning and problem solving.

Cyberchase Shape Quest is funded by the U.S. Department of Education through the Ready To Learn Initiative, a program that supports the development of innovative educational television and digital media targeted at preschool and early elementary school children and their families.

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Making Math Meaningful with Online Games and Videos


«Math can be made meaningful when connected to students’ experiences. With video clips and interactive games from public media students practice math concepts while exploring real world concepts. Learn how to decorate an intricate cake, play the role of the pharmacist, roof a house and more using PBS LearningMedia resources to measure with math.»

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Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013


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More than a hundred scientific societies, universities, research institutes, and organizations all over the world have banded together to dedicate 2013 as a special year for the Mathematics of Planet Earth.

Our planet is the setting for dynamic processes of all sorts, including the geophysical processes in the mantle, the continents, and the oceans, the atmospheric processes that determine our weather and climates, the biological processes involving living species and their interactions, and the human processes of finance, agriculture, water, transportation, and energy. The challenges facing our planet and our civilization are multidisciplinary and multifaceted, and the mathematical sciences play a central role in the scientific effort to understand and to deal with these challenges.

The mission of the MPE project is to:

* Encourage research in identifying and solving fundamental questions about planet earth
* Encourage educators at all levels to communicate the issues related to planet earth
* Inform the public about the essential role of the mathematical sciences in facing the challenges to our planet

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On the Importance of Mathematics


Mathematics is the queen of science and the language of nature. Its importance should be clear to any reasonable person. (περισσότερα…)

CERME7-Working Group Papers


The papers for presentation at the congress are available on the congress website.

In Group 15: Technologies and resources in mathematics education there are 24 papers divided into 2 groups. In particular the papers for presentation are: (περισσότερα…)