I’m taking a one-day break from my usual posts on mathematics and mathematics education to note a symbolic milestone: meangreenmath.com has had more than 50,000 total page views since its inception in June 2013. Many thanks to the followers of this blog, and I hope that you’ll continue to find this blog to be a useful resource to you.
Some other (probably useless) statistics: this blog has been viewed by readers from 167 different countries. Top viewership: the United States, India, the Philippines, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, the European Union, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Taiwan, and Pakistan.
Twelve most viewed posts or series (written by me):
- All I want to be is a high school math teacher. Why do I have to take Real Analysis?
- Analog clocks
- Arithmetic and geometric series
- Exponential growth and decay
- Finger trick for multiplying by 9
- Full lesson plan: Platonic solids
- Fun with dimensional analysis
- Geometric magic trick
- My “history” of solving cubic, quartic and quintic equations
- Square roots and logarithms without a calculator
- Student misconceptions about PEMDAS
- Was there a Pi Day on 3/14/1592?
Twelve most viewed posts (guest presenters):
- Engaging students: Classifying polygons
- Engaging students: Congruence
- Engaging students: Distinguishing between axioms, postulates, theorems, and corollaries
- Engaging students: Distinguishing between inductive and deductive reasoning
- Engaging students: Factoring quadratic polynomials
- Engaging students: Laws of Exponents
- Engaging students: Right-triangle trigonometry
- Engaging students: Solving linear systems of equations by either substitution or graphing
- Engaging students: Solving linear systems of equations with matrices
- Engaging students: Solving one-step and two-step inequalities
- Engaging students: Solving quadratic equations
- Engaging students: Square roots
Top twelve search engine terms that landed people on my blog:
- systems of equations project / system of equations project ideas / system of linear equations project / system of equations projects / solving systems of equations projects / real life system of linear equations / solving systems of equations project / linear systems project / etc.
- log table / how to find square root using log book / how to find square root in log book / how to find square root using log / logarithms with square roots / log tables / how to find square root of a number using log table / how to use log table for square roots / etc.
- geometry tricks
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- 5e lesson plan math
- congruent segments in real life
- student art work with circles and parabolas
- finger trick for multiplying by 9
Twelve other search engine terms that caught my attention:
- deercrossing sign phone call
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- the stereotypes about math that hold americans back
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If I’m still here at that time, I’ll make a summary post like this again when this blog has over 100,000 page views.