ISEA Conference, HOUSTON TX, Feb 19-21

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We are very excited to be attending this conference and presenting the NUMBER ZOO on Sunday. The Number Zoo is a great teaching concept that requires only 2nd grade math work by the class or group to make the Zoo and it allows for introduction of some sophisticated ideas in number theory as well as opportunities to tackle some middle

Ramping up for Fall

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Great happenings for this fall! Number one on the list is assignment of Krystal Rankhorn of UTeach to work with us via the internship program. I was at the Oakwood Cemetery last year for the Murder, Mayhem and Misadventure event. There was a cool wooden plumb line with a skull attached to it that was part of a demonstration. I

UTeach Alumni Conference

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Great conversations with UTeach conference attendees at the Idea Swap. We are very excited to talk with you and hope that you will share your future insights and ideas with us. We want to identify opportunities to share the math and we are ready to follow up on them too!

Explore UT Day: Alice in Wonderland, Ransom Center

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We spent a wonderful afternoon in the math activities area of the Alice in Wonderland Exhibit. We supplemented the activities in place with an iPad demo of the Alphabet Cipher, called ABCipher courtesy of “Blue from Tricochet[.com]”, a talented Austin area coder who created ABCipher and put it in iTunes specifically for this exhibit. Visitors could choose a codeword from

Alice in Wonderland Show Open!!

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The collection on display at the Ransom Center is truly impressive. With a variety of interpretations and publications of the Alice book, as well as other materials owned by Carroll. We are happy to say that we helped develop the activities area devoted to mathematical activities, games and puzzles. That area includes giant Tangrams made by the laser wizards at