### Mathematical Modelling of Steps in BharathaNatyam

Mathematical Modelling involves creating a model of a real world system using techniques in Mathematics such as Linear Programming, Differential Equations etc. When the system model has inherent uncertainty, simulation is used in addition to the Mathematical Model to represent either a stationary or a dynamic system (System in Motion). […]

### Basic Math Facts – Combining Like Terms

In mathematics, you have four primary operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Given that subtraction is the inverse of addition, multiplication is repeated addition, and division is the inverse of multiplication, you see that the other three operations are indirectly derived from addition. In this sense, there is truly one […]

### What Pedagogue Should a Mathematics Teacher Used to Cater for Different Learning Styles?

Universal secondary education is the norm in most parts of the world with most students graduating from secondary school. Most students will continue to study Mathematics in some form right to the end of their secondary schooling. This means that the teacher of Mathematics must have an expanded group of […]

### Using a Scientific Calculator In Mathematics Exams

With exams approaching this is a short article with reminders and advice for anyone about to take a mathematics exam and who will need to use a scientific calculator.The most common calculator problems are: – setting up the calculator in the right mode – not being able to find the […]

### Working With Delight-Directed Passions in Your Homeschooled Student

In a recent US News and World Report article, the author talked about how important it is to colleges that applicants show some kind of passion in their activities or interests–this passion is what sets successful students apart. What colleges call passion is often referred to by homeschoolers as delight-directed […]

### Background Checks For Sunday School Teachers And Volunteers

If you have children, you have probably heard a lot about security at schools and day care centers. Many places such as this have a rigid sign in and sign out procedure and will check the identity of anyone coming into the building. Most school districts also require background checks […]

### The Aftermath of A School Tragedy: Some Strategies for Coping

I was the Principal of the High School in Montourville, PA when TWA Flight 800 exploded off Long Island in July of 1996. The recent tragedy in Connecticut, like the other school tragedies we witness always brings up thoughts of not just the disaster itself, but the tragedy that follows […]

### Teaching Statistics Is a Double-Edged Sword in Mathematics

They say knowledge is power, but power ought to come with responsibility also. For instance, if you teach someone how to build something, engineer it, and create it, you’d hope they do so for the right reasons. Just as Mr. Miagi from the “Karate Kid” movie refused to take on […]

### Cancer, Ancient Atomic Mathematics and the Science-Art of Quantum Biology

As is commonly known, the pursuit of happiness ideal was fused into the basic design of the Constitution of the United States of America. Surprisingly, no one seems to know why and how that came about. Scholars knew it had something to do with a message from ancient Egypt’s ‘Eye […]

### The Madness Chronicles – Episode 40

In our 40th episode of the Madness Chronicles, we’ll look at the madness of what is being done to our children. Remember, madness is a state of being mentally ill, severely, extremely foolish behavior, and a form of frenzied or chaotic activity. Let’s take a look at the madness being […]