Tag Archives: Sue VanHattum

MathEd Out

Adrian Pumphrey was very kind and patient when he interviewed me for this month’s MathEd Out podcast. Other folks whom Adrian had interviewed thus far: Julie Reulbach — blogs at I Speak Math Dan Meyer — blogs at dy/dan Lynne McClure — Director of NRich Daniel Schneider — blogs at Mathy McMatherson Sue VanHattum — blogs at Math Mama Writes Upcoming interviews: […]

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Playing With Math: Stories from Math Circles, Homeschoolers, and Passionate Teachers

Sue VanHattum’s blog Math Mama Writes was one of the earliest math blogs I frequented. Sue and Shireen, Dan, Kate, and Sam were among the first people who showed me – through their passionate writing – that there was an online community where we may share the teaching and learning of mathematics in the classroom. When I started this blog, Sue dropped in to […]

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Area of a Circle

After finding the formula for the circumference of a circle, my 6th graders were ready to work on finding the area of a circle. I asked them to draw a circle on notebook paper, any size, but not too small. Then I gave each a centimeter cube to trace one face onto their paper to remind them how much the area of one […]

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