Author Archives: DaNe

About DaNe

Math teacher and IT expert with nearly 30 years of experience with interest in math, astronomy, life long learning, dance, music.

Kindness in Mathematics

Deeds not words. (eng) Facta non verba (latin) This story aimed at 5-7 year olds. It introduces addition and subtraction. But also can be told at 9-10 years old when studying fractions. One rich Khan from Persia has accumulated ten thousand gold … Continue reading

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Math Catcher

Math Catcher are stories/movies that you can use in your classroom to promote math: Small Number Counts to 100. Boring task instead will be like this. When you divide number 100 with number 7 which is remainder? The story can be shown to … Continue reading

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Logic with the cow

My first exam at university was Logic and I still remember the joke told by proffesor. Now this very joke one can find everywhere on  internet. As well as in a Marc Hadon’s book “The Curious Incident of the Dog … Continue reading

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How to hang a picture

Professor Knot was very proud of his collection of paintings that were hanging on all the walls in his apartment. Our story begins when a neighbor from a nearby apartment started  indoor reconstruction.  The walls were shaking because of  vibration. … Continue reading

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The same fence, different area

Once upon a time, there was a king named Euclid who was very fond of mathematics so he built identical castles with beautiful gardens with fencing in the shape of a triangle, square, pentagon, hexagon, octagon and circle. He wanted … Continue reading

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Photo Store

This is a story wich can be intro story for commutative law multiplication as well as for symmetry and rotation. One student is a Customer who does not know math very well and another student is a Seller in Photo … Continue reading

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Engaging the imagination

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