Mathemagics – Mental Math Tricks iPhone App Demo

Amaze and delight others as you multiply, divide, and square at lightning fast speed. Learn and practice the tricks of mental math calculation in a fun and engaging application. Study any of the math tricks and then practice them as you progress through various levels of proficiency. Tease your brain with a quick practice session while waiting in lines, riding in the car, or on the plane. Only the basic math skills of addition, subtraction and simple multiplication and division are needed to achieve astonishing results. Students: Baffle your math teachers by providing answers faster than thought possible. Teachers: Inspire your students as you pull answers to math problems out of thin air.

Vedic Math Digit Sums & Casting Out the Nines

Visit www.squidoo.com for more Vedic math resources or visit www.rebeccanewburn.com. Finding the digit sum of a number is a helpful tool in checking the answer to arithmetic operations in Vedic math. This math video also covers a short cut, called “casting out the nines.” Very cool. For more information on Vedic math, check out my lens http

From Geometry to Escher-Teaching Tessellations in Art and Math

Teaching Artist George Woideck leads a professional development workshops for teachers on discovering the intersection of Math and Art in tessellations. Teachers learn the Geometric foundation of the art of MC Escher by creating Translational and Rotational Tessellation. Visit tileandclayart.com to view George’s work as an artist-in-the-schools. Video copyright George Woideck 2009.

Geometry Meets Architecture – Applying Math in a Real World Project

A video from edutopia.org that highlights a Seattle-area high school geometry class working on a school building design a project with architects. It demonstrates how merging classroom learning with real world experiences motivates students, enhances academic achievement, and introduces them to career opportunities.