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This week #edchatie held a special discussion with Irish educators, which saw the take-over of thie weekly chat by @Mathsweek The topic was "#edchatIE celebrates Mathsweek 2018 #mathsweek #IUseMaths” and was based around 4 questions that were available on the webpage http://edchatie.pbworks.com/w/page/129412605/Mathsweek-2018 The online discussion took place took place Mon 15th October, 2018.
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Ms.Delahoy @5j16MsDelahoy
Q1 introducing Education in the Roman Empire to 1st years by doing Roman numerals maths equations. Something new and if it works maybe every year will introduce it this way. #mathsweek #romans #edchatie #latetotheparty
Conor Power @conpower
Beautiful maths in colour representation. Using 1 Byte (8bits) you have 256 possible values (0-255). Using 3 Bytes : 1 each for Red, Green and Blue you get 16777216 possible colours! More than the human eye can distinguish. #mathsweek #edchatie #Coding twitter.com/istone_irene/s…
Pam @pamelaaobrien
@mathsweek Definitely part of the problem. Crucial to have teachers passionate about maths and its applications teaching imho but also important to have teachers who can appreciate how people struggle with concepts that seem straightforward to them #edchatie
Pam @pamelaaobrien
@conpower This really does test their understanding Conor but so many don’t make the connection #edchatie
Leckaun N.S. @LeckaunNS
I've just posted a new blog: My favourite story about Jesus ift.tt/2AbGQAC #edchatie #classblogs #leitrim
Pam @pamelaaobrien
@conpower Adding and subtracting in the other number systems really tests students understanding of how they perform addition and subtraction in the decimal system. Many have shortcuts that don’t translate #edchatie
Yvonne Slevin @yvonneslev
Looking forward to delivering Team Teaching for Maths: The Next Steps seminar with my @PDSTPrimSTEM colleagues. I'll be in @KECtweet, Laois EC, Dublin West EC and Navan EC over the coming weeks.  #edchatie  #MathsWeek #STEM twitter.com/sarskeane/stat…
Susan Leahy @susanleahy
Well worth a read for anyone who’s had even the least brush with mental illness ❤️❤️❤️#MentalHealthDay2018 #MentalHealthAwarenessDay #edchatie twitter.com/fionalikes/sta…
Pam @pamelaaobrien
@conpower @mathsweek @fboss Great algorithm to work through with students - convert infix to RPN abd then evaluate the RPN expression #edchatie
Conor Power @conpower
#edchatie In that video I shared it had one theory that calculators follow English syntax: Subject, Verb Object / 'Bob eats burger' / 2+3. The calculator works much in RPN which would be subject, object, verb / 'Bob burger eats' / 23+ like Japanese syntax. twitter.com/fboss/status/1…
Conor Power @conpower
#edchatie #mathsweek @mathsweek Hey @fboss you seem to have taken a shine to operator precedence. Here is a great video showing you why you don't need those rules if you use Reverse Polish Notation. You can get RPN calculators they are AWESOME 😃 youtu.be/tCHxGiia0IA
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Mr. Dowdican @mrdowdican
Did a fun mystery activity with students today as part of the school climate change week. Students had to work out why flooding might occur in Wexford. Resource available here: mrdowdican.ie/geographyresou… #edchatie pic.twitter.com/jgk6vNziDA
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Conor Power @conpower
#edchatie #mathsweek I love doing number systems in coding. Teaching students about binary, hex and octal. It really blows their mind that the decimal system is not the only show in town!! We should introduce it in primary 'now kids its time for your F times tables'
Darren Sheils @DarrenOSiadhail
Looking forward to delivering Team Teaching for Maths: The Next Steps seminar with my @PDSTPrimSTEM colleagues. I'll be in @eckilkenny @blackrockec , Laois and Navan education centres over the coming weeks. #edchatie #MathsWeek #STEM twitter.com/PDSTPrimSTEM/s…
Conor Power @conpower
@fboss Not sure what our even if there was any reasoning (I'm not a maths teacher). There are different approaches to mathematical statements like Polish(Prefix) notation where you don't need to have this rule. #edchatie
fboss @fboss
. . . and that's a wrap on tonight's special #mathsweek #edchatie live hour-long discussion. Thanks to all who took part & to @Mathsweek for suggesting the chat and questions and for taking over tonight. Transcript out tomorrow
Conor Power @conpower
@katzb21 @fboss #edchatie the o is actually orders as in powers or square roots.
fboss @fboss
@conpower yes - but why do you have to do the multiply bit ahead of the addition bit? What's the reasoning behind that, I'm wondering? #edchatie #mathsweek #mathsweek2018
Conor Power @conpower
@fboss #edchatie three ways of saying the same same thing.
fboss @fboss
@conpower I was just wondering though - why multiply before adding? What's the reason? @Mathsweek #mathsweek #edchatie
Maths Week Ireland @mathsweek
To stir it up with Q4. Should we offer inducements for grads to do maths teaching #edchatie @fboss
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