Blog Post #48: Maths Enrichment and Fun from Cambridge

Dear Readers,

I am currently enjoying preparing a “Magic Maths” show packed with super-fun puzzles for my colleagues and students at Musica Mundi School, Waterloo. For inspirational sources of material, I use lots of good things from what is still beautiful in the world around us. Also, I reflect on all that I have read and learned from very fine books linked to the Cambridge Maths courses that my students are following. Continue reading “Blog Post #48: Maths Enrichment and Fun from Cambridge”

Blog Post #47: Magical Music

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It’s about 2 years and 3 months since I was a 2x3x3x3-year-old, and tomorrow my little brother also bids farewell to that age, as he then turns 55–but a very youthful one! Our phone conversations cover lots of topics of mutual interest, including our love of music. I will now have frequent fresh musical news to share, thanks to my new job as the Mathematics teacher for the primary, middle and high school students in Musica Mundi School, a stunningly beautiful music school in Waterloo.

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Blog Post #42: Happy Anniversary!

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To a certain degree, the number 360 has been in my mind this week due to zooming round circles with some of my Maths students! Now today, I realise that it’s been 360 days since the previous birthday of my youngest brother-in-law who, many years ago, precisely on his 30th birthday, married my youngest sister. Continue reading “Blog Post #42: Happy Anniversary!”