## Math Talk: Mathematical Ideas in Poems for Two VoicesWho would have ever thought there was a direct way to connect mathematical concepts to poetry? Creative juices were certainly at work when this book of mathematical dialogues was created by Theoni Pappas. It presents a new way to enjoy and learn mathematical ideas via poetic dialogues read by two people. A new twist to mathematical themes. --24 delightful and informative poetic dialogues for exploring math ideas.-- - TOPIC POEMS INCLUDE- · Mathematics · Circles · Proper fractions · Fractals · Fibonacci numbers · One · Operations · Imaginary numbers · Möbius strip · Zero · Squares · Operations · Variables · Radicals · Triangles · · Primes · Dimensions · Golden Mean · e, & i (for three voices) · Integers · Tessellations · Even numbers · Googols · We are numbers. |

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good stuff, good stuff...always take every oppportunity to mix math and literacy- enables more learners to identify with material....over my years as a math education specialist I put a lot of math poems on my website as well:

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User Review - kairstream - LibraryThingMath poems for two voices. A great way to interest those mathematicians in poetry! Read full review

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7i exactly approximately 1 point architecture circle's Circles circumference Computation contrary count cube denominators diameter divide Easy to find Easy to list equals negative equiangular factor Fibo FIBONACCI flat Four equal sides fractals geometry golden mean Googols hexagons Imaginary numbers imagination include zero infinite series integers Easy irrational Joy of Mathematics leave no gaps length Math Talk Mathematical ideas mathematicians Mathematics Calendar matter how small millions Mobius strip single monstrous numbers multiply nacci numbers nature never ending non-repeating decimals number line Operations pancake Pappas pentagons pentagrams pine cones planes poem Polygons positive Powers of ten prime problems proper fractions Pythagorean radical sign ratio real number recreation rectangles rhombuses right triangle shapes shells simple simply whole numbers single sided solutions Spirals Square root strange radical numbers strip single edged Subtraction Take Tessellations leave theorem Three angles Triangles three unchanged universe variables whole quantities

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Teaching All the Children: Strategies for Developing Literacy in an Urban ... Diane Lapp No preview available - 2004 |