A video series.
This is a classic problem solving activity that I first saw many years ago in Mathematics: A Human Endeavor. The NCTM has a nice applet to test cases one at a time. Since I like playing with Excel and … Read More
I made this video when I was thinking about ways to teach the basics of linear transformations and matrices by illustrating their connections to computer graphics. I wanted to show the actual matrix calculations that lead to the graphics, as … Read More
Explores some patterns in Pascal’s Triangle using Excel, including using conditional formatting to make a Sierpinski triangle. Excel Level: Beginning Plus (introduces conditional formatting). Math Level: Elementary – College.
Making a multiplication table is an excellent beginning Excel Activity. This video shows an efficient way to do it using absolute references, but there are many other approaches. I use an open-ended handout for this activity in class. This video … Read More