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Ebook The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat by Theoni Pappas read! Book Title: The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat
The author of the book: Theoni Pappas
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 516 KB
ISBN 13: 9781884550140
Edition: Wide World Publishing
Date of issue: October 24th 1997
ISBN: 1884550142

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With such a colorful cover, I was dismayed when I opened to find this to be a one-color printing... in purple. For elementary school libraries that makes it more affordable to share it with children.

This book is a wonderful collection of brief introductions to various well known visual math exercises and some interesting math discoveries. All well explained for the intended audience. I absolutely love how geometry is used to describe real life things and remark on nature's precision and beauty.

If you're an elementary school teacher, give it a quick flip through for possible ideas for a math lesson.

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Ebook The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat read Online! Theoni Pappas is committed to giving mathematics greater exposure and making it more approachable. Pappas encourages mathematics teachers to share and develop new teaching ideas, methods, and approaches. Her gift to the Mathematics Education Trust (MET) helps teachers in grades 9—12 develop mathematics enrichment materials and lessons complementing a teaching unit implemented in the classroom.

Currently, Pappas is a mathematics educator and consultant. She received her B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and her M.A. from Stanford University. She became a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in 1967, when she began teaching high school mathematics. Over the years, she has taught basic math, prealgebra, algebra, trigonometry, geometry, precalculus, and calculus.

Through her studies and research, Pappas has developed products that address mathematical ideas, and she has written numerous books, both for the general public and for educational audiences. Her books include More Joy of Mathematics; The Joy of Mathematics; Mathematics Appreciation; Math Talk; Greek Cooking for Everyone; Fractals, Googols, and Other Mathematical Tales; Mathematical Footprints; The Magic of Mathematics; Math-A-Day; The Music of Reason; Mathematical Scandals; The Adventures of Penrose–the Mathematical Cat; and Math for Kids & Other People Too!
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