Four For My Outboard Brain

2/18/2007 02:11:00 pm

This is a mirror of a post from a new group blog called Striving Readers Kentucky. The post is by RolandOD.

It caught my eye because of the Developing Expert Voices project I'm beginning with my grade 12 Applied Math class. (More about this in my next post ... hopefully later today.)

I'm collecting samples of online presentations whose format my students can emulate or riff off of. None of them have any math in them ... this one does:

To quote Roland:

This group of undergraduate students from Northwestern obviously understands the content. If you want to share this video with your math teacher's I encourage you. Here is a link to the lyrics; just in case they want to explore the math behind the music.

And while I'm storing stuff here (in my outboard brain) for me not to forget let me just add these three vids ...

Another remix of Karl's Did You Know? presentation.

Jeff Utecht's Web 2.0 presentation ...

And this breathtaking video response to Jeff ...

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3 comments

  1. Darren,

    I guess I should really post this comment at a different site, but it doesn't matter. It would have been awesome if the students who wrote the song were undergraduates. Alas, they were graduate students. Still, the song was great, and I loved it. I even had to link it to my blog :) Thanks!

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  2. Thanks for the correction e. ;-)

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  3. Darren,
    Your work is inspiring. I think it is great to see the way you are allowing students to discover math in different ways, songs, art, scribing... each time engaging students above and beyond the curriculum.

    You might be interested in the work of Peter Liljedahl on Numeracy Tasks. He is big on producibles that focus on process rather than products. (I blogged on a Pro-D session with Peter linked to my name above).

    Also, it is great to see the last 3 videos on one page.

    Enjoy your Smartboard:-)
    Dave.

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