Monthly Archives: December 2008

Archimedes and the area of a parabolic segment – squareCircleZ

Archimedes and the area of a parabolic segment – squareCircleZ

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Trigonometry tips @ squareCircleZ

Murray Bourne’s IntMath Newsletter this week includes a nice preamble to the study of Trigonometry. I’d like to be able to link to that item specifically when introducing the topic, so maybe I’ll ask him to isolate it if he … Continue reading

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globeandmail readers on copyright Your thoughts on copyright in Canada

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BCcampus OER site – Free Learning at EdTechPost

Scott Leslie writes about the BCcampus Open Educational Resources site with some new ideas for using social networking sites like

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HERETICAL Dyson on the Edge

Freeman Dyson’s HERETICAL THOUGHTS ABOUT SCIENCE AND SOCIETY as expressed in “the Edge” are a source of some disappointment and frustration to me. Skepticism about a bandwagon is always appropriate, and even more so is it about the various claims … Continue reading

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