Trigonometric storytelling, Part 1

 Posted by on December 6, 2012  No Responses »
Dec 062012
 
Trigonometric storytelling, Part 1

We've just had a good week-plus of precalculus lessons built around a story, inspired by Daniel Willingham's tweet and the article by Julie DeNeen about which he tweeted. [embedit snippet="willingham-tweet"] The tweet came at an opportune time. It was Thanksgiving break, I was away from home, and didn't have much that needed to get done [...]

Radian Resources

 Posted by on June 10, 2012  No Responses »
Jun 102012
 
Radian Resources

On her blog, My Web 2.0 Journey, Kristen Fouss links to a collection of documents that can be used in a class studying trigonometric functions. I'm interested in trying the radian cut-ups and Marsha Hurwitz's sine cosine game (which in it's current form needs degree symbols, but which I'd prefer to do with radian inputs [...]