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Teaching Equations of Sequence with Mr Khan

In the following video Mr. Khan’s gave an excellent task and solution on finding the equation of a sequence of blocks. I suggest you stop the video after the presentation of the problem. Let the students solve it first before you let Mr. Khan do the talking. Mr Khan did give an excellent explanation especially… Read More »

Teaching Math with Mr Khan’s Videos – Variation

I’ve yet to read a math educator’s blog that endorses Khan Academy materials. Well, this blog does. Yes, you read it right. This blog endorses Mr. Khan’s materials for teaching mathematics. No, not by simply viewing the video but using the Mr Khan’s lecture as the object of investigation. Let’s take the video on direct variation.… Read More »

What is i equal to?

Am i or am i not ? Khan Academy say I am, www.jamestanton.com says I’m not. It is really very tempting to deduce that because . Many have fallen victim to this.   This post is part of my series of posts about common misconceptions in mathematics. Mistakes vs Misconceptions Top ten errors in algebra… Read More »

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