Tag Archives: mathematics

Who is Salman Khan and why is he funded by Bill Gates?

for the answer to these and other interesting questions, check out the Globe & Mail from Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011.  Join the Khan Academy and search through 2,400 short videos for you, your classroom students, or anyone- and (get this!) IT’S FREE!
The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the […]

Stats Can asks for input

Dear Colleagues,
Statscan would like your input.
Statistics Canada’s education outreach team will be revising the Students’ portion of our website over the coming months, hoping to create a good research resource based on Canadian curriculum topics.
We’d love to hear from teachers who have suggestions on what topics to include — what information, or what research topics […]

Tangram tales : story theater using the ancient Chinese puzzle

Tangram Tales:
Story Theater Using the Ancient Chinese Puzzle

Targeted for elementary teachers, drama teachers, and teaching artists, Tangram Tales contains adapted tales from around the world appropriate for grades 2 through 6. Teachers can tell the stories in the classroom as part of a math unit, or have the students use the scripts provided here […]