10 ways RSM Students Find Math in the Mundane

RSM students see math in their hobbies, in mundane every day routines, in art, music and just about everything else. These few projects have shown us that math is indeed super cool! 

 

 

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Math on the Go: Mother's Day Edition

 

 From managaing finances, calculating the time and distance between school, home and violin class to not needing a measuring cup to know how much water a recipe requires, a mom knows all the math to run a family. If there's anyone that does math on a daily basis without even realizing it, it's got to be someone that fills the role of being a mother. 

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What is Russian Math, Anyway?

 

Last week, NPR ran a story detailing the "Russian Math" phenomenon, following the growth of the Russian School of Mathematics from a kitchen-table passion project to a school that serves over 20,000 students across the country. But what is "Russian Math," and how does it differ from other approaches?

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Math on the Go: Pre-K Edition

A previous post by Julia Turchaninova titled When it comes to introducing math, how early is too early?, says that when it comes to math, the earlier the better. She emphasizes that just like ballet or music, introducing a good number sense begins with an early start in training and that young children–between the ages of 0 and 6–experience the period of the most intense and easiest learning...

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5 Facts About Math Kangaroo: Is Your Child Ready?

If you're the parent of a child who loves math or is curious about math, you may have heard of a competition called Math Kangaroo, an international math contest that takes place on Thursday, March 16th for children in grades 1 through 12. If you haven't registered for this year, there are a few things you might not know about this math contest:

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