We need to include logistics and business experts. PDF Format Here. This is a follow up to a January 4 post, Vaccine Strategies: Follow the Math on mathematics based business strategies that can inform the vaccination distribution. We Aren’t Using the Right Experts By Philip Siegel January 10, 2021 The development of COVID vaccines has been an enormous achievement of our

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## Honored to Receive a MoMath Rosenthal Prize!

Title: Engagement with Ratio and Proportion: Building a tool to deepen understanding. The full, final lesson plan will be available soon here and on the MoMath website. The MoMath Rosenthal Prize is for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching. I wrote up a lesson on proportional calipers that was selected as the 2021 runner up prize. The best part is that

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## Vaccine Strategies: Follow the Math

A set of simple ideas that highlight business math principles that would speed up our vaccination process. Here’s a link to a PDF version as well. VACCINE STRATEGIES: FOLLOW THE MATH By Lauren and Philip Siegel A much used saying during the pandemic has been “follow the science”. But when it comes to vaccine distribution we should “follow the math”.

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## Public Math Provokes Math Thinking in Unexpected Places

Here’s another great organization dedicated to getting the math out to the people, Public Math at https://www.public-math.org. They have just issued an annual report that is full of fun and interesting ways you can share math in public, and it lists all the great people doing this work with them. These projects, like the postcard project or the math vending

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## Mathematics in the Community – 2017 Hydration Station

How can educator forge better relationships with their community? This is a great example of reaching out to the community, providing useful information and showing how some calculations can be important in our day to day life. In fall 2017 Amy Gross decorated a table, created a display of information, shared her hydration tracking system and samples of fruit infused

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## Web Presentation for Talk Math with Your Friends.

TMWYF is a great group that I really enjoyed meeting. I hope to collaborate with them in the future. Draw snow falling – now make dividing walls that meet – have you now got the start of a turtle – or is it a map of 1854 London and you just need to add a square and some dots to

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## Take and Make: Angle Sum Set

This is a fantastic way to layout this problem posted on twitter by Olivier Longuet and pointed out to me by Ralph Pantozzi. The drawing progression is on the right or you can etch the left (blank) onto wood, and add the finished pieces as you figure it out. Our files are here if you want a jpg, svg, Corel

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## Webinar: Making the Most of Math Connections at your Museum or Historical Site

Elizabeth Lay, Claire Steffen and I had the opportunity to present a webinar through the Texas Historical Commission today. We discussed ways that museums can enhance visitor experiences with math, showed a variety of examples of math activities at museum locations and talked about our process in developing connected activities. Our Presentation Slides are here The Handout Recording Hosted by

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## Proud to be a Sponsor….

MathHappens Foundation is proud to have an opportunity to be a sponsor for the webinar series being offered by the Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival. The educators at JRMF have done a great job adapting the festival format to zoom. Its really great! Sessions are offered in English and Spanish at times that can work for participants across the globe.

## Take and Make: Sum of Squares of Odd Numbers – Freese Transformation

This Geometric Transformation shows how the sum of the first 6 Odd Squares is the square of 6, or 36. Its the classic “proof without words”. Freese’s Transformation also shows this relationship, but his “squares” all have sides sqrt 1, sqrt 3, sqrt 5, and so on. Freese Corel File, Adobe Illustrator File, Jpg printable

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