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Ben – Master of the Cosine Curve

The use of literacy tasks in Mathematics classes is often met with opposition from both students and teachers. In fact, as a student, I would try to avoid writing tasks as much as I could despite being a keen reader. … Continue reading

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Smelly Jocks?

I often scan the daily newspapers for good, bad or funny examples of the use of statistics. Today in papers such as the Courier Mail and the Herald-Sun, we find the breaking story “Over half of men wear same undies for … Continue reading

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Blog Images

I have taken a big dose of truth serum and here are the results: 1. I LOVE IMAGES! If I browse a blog and it doesn’t have any images, videos, slide shows, etc, then I usually don’t add it to … Continue reading

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My Foundation Maths class have now completed Semester 1. We have completed lots of skills exercises, and 3 extended projects. These involved maps, scale drawings, buying a car, geometrical shapes and planning a road trip. Just as important, we have … Continue reading

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