Data from Twitter has given empirical data to measure the subtle differences between a nerd and a

geek. 2.6 million tweets from Dec 2012 were analyzed to find terms associated with geek and nerd and a cool graph was born.

http://slackprop.wordpress.com/2013/06/03/on-geek-versus-nerd/

Curriculum Tags: MDM4U

From Kyle Pearce we have a new addition to the 3Act Task cannon. This time dealing with linear relations, proportional reasoning and mowing the lawn.

http://tapintoteenminds.com/2013/08/24/mowing-the-lawn-three-act-math-task/

Curriculum Tags: MPM1D, MFM1P

Everyone that teaches quadratics will eventually use a "frame" problem. Here is a nice rework of an already good activity dealing with this type of problem from the I Speak Math blog

http://ispeakmath.org/2013/05/02/quadratic-frames-totally-nguyening/

Curriculum Tags: MPM2D, MFM2P

Is algebra needed? Some words from a novelist telling us why we don't need it. Do you agree?

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-08/argument-against-algebra

Curriculum Tags: All

New from Vi Hart. Doodling in Math class returns. This time the dragon curve fractal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdyociU35u8

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Everyone needs a calculus cartoon

Curriculum Tags\: MCV4U

http://www.smbc-comics.com/?id=3087