Carwai Seto
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Video - How Many Ways Are There to Prove the Pythagorean Theorem
In class, I shared this video to help students see different approaches to proving the Pythagorean Theorem. I like that it shows that different cultures have all "discovered" the theorem that we attribute to Pythagoras.
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Event: National Math Festival - Sat. May 4, 2019
In case you are the type that likes to plan ahead, here is an event you might consider. It is the National Math Festival in Washington DC. I have not had the pleasure of attending this event, but I follow it online and it looks like there is a lot of amazin...
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Article: Handy way to learn math
It is my belief that we are all math people and the dichotomy between math and non-math people is a false one. This article is a nice way to see how math can be more integrated into other areas of learning. What do you think? Kraftwork: There is a handy wa...
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Student Reflections: 8B End-of-Year Project
As part of my process as a teacher, I ask my students to reflect on
their learning and experiences in my math class. I have the fortune of
getting to loop with students, sometimes for three years, and that
allows us to build a long-term relationsh...
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Missing in Action 17-18
Where did the year go??? I began the 2017-2018 school year with every intention of documenting and reflecting our work, but the universe had a different plan for me this year.  This school year turned out to be very tumultuous and full of change. There were...
Missing in Action 17-18
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Snapshot: 7A/7C Data and Representation
The seventh-grade classes began the school year by exploring the different ways data can be represented. We collected three different data sets: birth date, bed time vs. wake-up time, and favorite ice cream flavor, topping, and container. Observations and d...
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We are back!
Welcome back to the 2017-2018 school year. I am back for another year of teaching math at Black Pine Circle. This is a blog space for Ms. Seto's math classes at BPC.  I am beginning my third year and I am looking forward to sharing our journey through mathe...
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7B Room Design Project
The seventh grade curriculum lends itself to many real-world projects and activities. It is the last concrete and tangible mathematics the students encounter before being thrust into the abstract world of algebra.  An end-of-the-year project I like to do wi...
7B Room Design Project
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