tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5999893716063483153.post5771662010050140922..comments2024-08-14T15:31:49.999-04:00Comments on Garden Learning: TPACK Ch 7 MathematicsAmityhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/12794224308505339831noreply@blogger.comBlogger4125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5999893716063483153.post-70579240671149477582009-04-06T15:46:00.000-04:002009-04-06T15:46:00.000-04:00Follow-up... I meant to say NOT playing with math ...Follow-up... I meant to say NOT playing with math is a mistake.Kim's TPCK Bloghttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14738798931634033478noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5999893716063483153.post-14410362002764619382009-04-06T15:43:00.000-04:002009-04-06T15:43:00.000-04:00I too am intimidated by the word mathematics but a...I too am intimidated by the word mathematics but as you stated using math concepts and skills for real world work is how I've made sense of it i.e. building a house and gardening as you mentioned. I think the mistake we make as educators is the playing with math and looking for patterns and relationships. Whenever I can do this with my students they light up instead on tune out.Kim's TPCK Bloghttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14738798931634033478noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5999893716063483153.post-36039648042600178192009-04-02T19:11:00.000-04:002009-04-02T19:11:00.000-04:00I appreciate you admitting that you are scared of ...I appreciate you admitting that you are scared of math. As Dr. Phil says, we can't change things until we acknowledge them! I, too, love seeing math in nature- for my kids it's patterns and shapes. I think seeing it in nature is a way to relate things to the real world, which is emphasized in the chapter.Lisa Gagnonhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/04085658575020429946noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5999893716063483153.post-76246909834727993382009-04-01T16:08:00.000-04:002009-04-01T16:08:00.000-04:00Visualizing math: I am a big fan of Fibonacci and...Visualizing math: I am a big fan of Fibonacci and I hope that anyone reading would google the sequence and see how it is interpreted in nature. This was the first math concept that "grabbed" me and made sense.Amityhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12794224308505339831noreply@blogger.com