Archive for February, 2010

Amelia’s Dance = the Body as a Math Visual Aid

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

In her YouTube video, Amelia entertains us by turning her body with dance into a mathematical visual aid. She also demonstrate the endless ways one can present mathematical concepts.

Driving Math with the Math of Driving

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Driving is a serious matter but this is funny.

Visiting family in Kentucky is a heart-stopping experience if only because my brother-in-law drives in the middle of the road, straddling the double
yellow lines that separate traffic. My sister-in-law does little to ease my fears. Seeing the horror in my eyes, she once said, “Don’t worry. Everyone around here drives in the middles of the road.”

Lisa Walters, Ypsilanti, Michigan

Reader’s Digest, June 2009, Life (p. 198)]