## Learn to Code through Math #learntocodethroughmath

The #learntocodethroughmath project is something that I created sort of by accident. I see the audience for this project as someone who is somewhat comfortable with using Desmos to create math-artsy stuff with lists, functions, and parametric functions and is … Continue reading

## The Rough-Draft Move

I’m baaaaaaack. My last post on this blog was six months ago, and that’s a shame. I’m shifting my “writing bucks” from the photo180 blog over to this blog. Some posts will feel a little photo180-y, but most will be … Continue reading

## PAEMST State Finalist

I’m happy to let you all know that I’m a New York State finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST). I worked on the application this past spring. I enjoyed the reflective nature of … Continue reading

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## Classroom Top Four – #2 Whiteboards and Furniture

This is the second in a series of four posts that describes my favorite things that I’ve done in the classroom to improve my teaching. The first post on Course Evaluations can be found here. 2. Whiteboards and Furniture On … Continue reading

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## Classroom Top Four – #1 Course Evaluations

This is the first in a series of four posts that describes my favorite things that I’ve done in the classroom to improve my teaching. This post was cross-posted on my photo 180 blog.  1. Course Evaluations Have you ever tried … Continue reading

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## Workflow: Processing -> Fiji -> 3D Print

This is an extension off a previous workflow series featuring Processing and Fiji.  This 3D print has slices that represent a (linear) trip in the Julia Set from 0+0i to 0.32+0.64i. I wrote a Processing program to create the 400 Julia … Continue reading

## Play with Math

Learning ∩ Play ∩ Math ∩ Art The connection between learning math and playing with math has been on my mind lately. Another connection that I’ve been thinking about is the interplay between math and art. This morning I decided to merge these two … Continue reading

## Workflow: Desmos -> Selva3d -> 3D Printer (in 5 minutes!)

This is a continuation of the workflow series: part 1, part 2, and part 3.  This workflow was done entirely in the web browser and could be done on a chromebook. The only step that requires a more serious computer is sending … Continue reading

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## Workflow: Desmos -> Inkscape -> Laser Cutter

This is a continuation of the workflow series: part 1 and part 2. Motivation Have students create mathematical art in Desmos and bring that digital art into the physical world using a laser engraver. You can certainly bring any image from … Continue reading