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Dyslexic Mathematician

This is part of a cluster of posts about dyslexia and ADHD. I have two learning “disabilities” (“learning differences” is a more politically correct, and more accurate term): dyslexia, and ADHD. Some people have been surprised to learn this. I … Continue reading

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Parabolas II

In this second installment we multiply with parabolas!

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Parabolas I

My kids and I are working on a series of videos about parabolas. Here’s the first installment.

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Stellations

I decided to make some stellations.

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Measurement: A Review

Measurement by Paul Lockhart My rating: 3 of 5 stars I believe that Measurement is meant to be more or less a math text book for students around the middle-school or high-school grades. I’m not in the intended audience, and … Continue reading

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Kindergartener on Geometry vis-à-vis Anatomy

My five year old daughter told me tonight that our bodies are ovals;  Our  legs are lines;  Our toes are circlish-lines; Our arms are lines and our fingers are lines.  There you go: a geometrical model of the body through … Continue reading

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