Math Teachers at Play #23 via Math Recreation

The new blog carnival is posted and full of fun:

Enjoy!

Next month, the carnival is coming back home to Let’s Play Math! — and in fact, I’ve already started collecting articles for it. If you would like to contribute, you can use this handy submission form. If you’d like to host a future edition (July or later), let me know.

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Valentine’s Day: Say It with Music

If you have trouble seeing the video, it’s here on YouTube. For more information about the singers (and lyrics to this and other songs), check out the Klein Four webpage.

P.S.: You may also enjoy the Valentine’s Day Fail over at Abstruse Goose.


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Gobolink Symmetry

I admit, it doesn’t really have anything to do with math, but it looks like a fun way to spend a snowy afternoon:

According to the authors:

Jet black ink should be used, and a good quality of unglazed paper. The ink should not be too thin. The table should be protected from accident with several thicknesses of newspaper. . .

For a specially invited Gobolink party the company may dress in any grotesque fashion, remembering only that both sides of their costume shall be the same, this being a feature peculiar to Gobolink attire.

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Quotable: Problem Solving

I do my best to make my students think, but they still try to become good little algorithm followers.

David Cox
The 2 Product Property


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Head’s Up for e-Day

It’s beyond Kitten’s level and beyond my math club (what’s left of it), but for those of you who are interested, this Sunday is e Day. The only place I can remember seeing the announcement is on the blog 360:

[Do you have an e-Day post? I’d be glad add your link!]

If you’ve never heard of e before, then perhaps you are young enough (or young at heart? ;)) to enjoy celebrating his more famous cousin. Pi Day is coming next month. . .

Updates

Maria has a good introduction to e:

And Zac adds:

Pat chimes in with “something totally different”:

While Robert explains:


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What is a Math Carnival?

Over at Walking Randomly, Mike has posted a great explanation with FAQs:

You can send in articles now for either carnival:

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