This article reveals that Ancient Indians were using a symbol for zero hundreds of years earlier than historians previously believed.

## Ancient Indian mathematical document earliest known use of zero, carbon dating reveals by David Coady

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## How the Google Suite Can Enhance Open-Ended Mathematics Exploration by Katrina Schwartz

11 09 2017This article details how to use Google Suite with many of Jo Boaler’s teaching strategies.

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## How Magic Maker Cubes Can Increase Collaboration by Kriscia Cabral

1 09 2017This activity could also be used to summarise the properties of a cube including the area of a face and the volume of the cube. This could be repeated for a rectangular prism etc.

Alternatively each face could have a different problem to be solved in pairs etc. Each student might take a turn to choose the problem to solve. Perhaps revision of the properties of the cube could be discussed as the cube is cut out and assembled.

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Tags: collaboration, deep learning, measurement activity, problem solving, revision

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## Ink blots, Dots Are Used to Teach Mathematics by Steve Wyborney

29 08 2017See this article for numerous connected ideas in the teaching of Mathematics. Thank you Steve.

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## Written in stone: the world’s first trigonometry revealed in an ancient Babylonian tablet by Daniel Mansfield and Norman Wildberger

27 08 2017Read this article for the developing history of trigonometry and Pythagoras’ Theorem.

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## Latest News From Professor Jo Boaler

25 08 2017Here’s the latest update on You Cubed. Be sure to sign up for future news.

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## Financial Mathematics Game

22 08 2017I have been looking at the Advanced Mathematics syllabus and have been provoked to create a Financial Mathematics Game. With minor editing it is appropriate for the current topic of Series and Sequences in Mathematics.

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