Author: Richland

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21st Century Learning

Above & Beyond is a story about what is possible when communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity transform learning opportunities. I still remember the structure and environment of my classroom when I was...


Fostering Relationships with Geometry

Number sense and Numeration is a part of our every day studies. However, we have shifted our minds towards the study of shapes, angles, lines, curves, vertices, etc. Geometry is imperative in...


Patterns in Nature

Patterns in nature are visible regularities of form found in the natural world. These patterns recur in different contexts and can sometimes be modelled mathematically. Natural patterns include  symmetries, trees, spirals, meanders, waves, foams, tessellations, cracks and stripes. “Early Greek philosophers studied pattern, with Plato,  Pythagoras and Empedocles ...