Mathematics for Teaching Tag: Sketchpad

Tag: Sketchpad

A Geometric Model for the Lunch Date Problem

A mathematical model is an abstract model that uses mathematical language to describe and understand a situation.┬áHere’s a nice video that presents a model for the Lunch Date Problem. The video below shows a step-by-step tutorial using SketchPad to build a geometric model of the problem. What is nice about this video is that it…

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Should we do away with calculation?

We don’t need to spend much time with calculation. Technology can do that for us. We can use the extra time saved for engaging in ‘higher-level’ thinking. Mr. Conrad Wolfram in his TEd Education Talk makes a lot of sense in this video. But, I have my reservations but not because I’m for teaching a…

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