It was on the second day of the assembly that Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. Right from the beginning, Cardinal Bergoglio has defied the norms and formalities of the position. On March 16th, he stood in front of thousand of journalists and told them that he took the words spoken to him by Cardinal Hummes to hearts - ‘Don’t forget the poor’ - and thusly, chose to be named after St. Francis of Assisi, “the man of poverty, the man of peace, the man who loves and protects creation,” (“Pope Francis - Pope”). He had chosen the name because of his concern of the well being of the poor. It is the first time that a pope has been named…
is fill it out, but who started this type of measurement? How old is mathematics? Specifically, how old is counting? When was representing quantities thought of? Where did it start? Counting originated based on the needs of societies. For example, a primitive society did not need more than a few numbers to manage their life, while a more advanced society needed more than a few numbers to…
On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, I spent the day at Media Elementary School in the Rose Tree Media School District assisting 4th-grade teacher Mrs. Williamson. Mrs. Williamson is a teacher with 23 years of experience and she spent most her career with Media Elementary School. The school day for the students begins at 9:00 am and ends at 3:30 pm. I was supposed to report at 8:45 am as the teacher began preparing for the class few minutes before the students entered the classroom. I reached there at…
In the New Testament, Junia, Pricilla, Phoebe, and Mary Magdalene were four females with leadership roles in the Jesus movement. These females were deaconesses, evangelists, educators, or preachers. The New Testament provides insight into the debate of female leadership and ordination during the early church movement; a debate that continues now. Certain Christian denominations today permit female ordination, while other denominations stand firm against female pastors; both use the New Testament…
It is extremely distressing to hear that you have been expelled from your job. It is extremely infuriating, however, if you never expect that you will be removed from your occupation especially if you think that you are doing a superb job. Cardinal Wolsey experience this sensation as he receives a letter from his king, Henry VIII, that effectively removed him from his position as an advisor for his monarch. In his soliloquy, Cardinal Wolsey uses a choice diction and a furious tone to express his…
60 was used for basic math and 360 was used for circles The Sumerians also gave us the decimal system. The Hindu’s gave us the Arabic Numeral System which gave mankind counting numbers. With the extension of numbers, math took off. The Hebrew’s gave us another numeral system but this one went into the hundreds. The Babylonians gave us the digit 0 and then we had a a completed number system for that time. Agriculture was a ginormous element when civilization was first coming together and it has…
Computers have all but replaced humans for doing complex calculations. But computers handle numbers much differently than humans do. At this point, the majority of people use base-10 for their math. The base of a number system refers to the number of number symbols used in that system. In base 10 the numbers used are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Humans use this system because it shortens numbers. Humans have 10 fingers so it is logical that base-10 counting systems developed naturally. But…
2014 pp. 90 identifies that a major cause of student’s difficulties in mathematics has been how they understand and process numbers. The teacher then writes on the board 723- 246. The class is asked to copy and complete the above exercise in their books. The teacher then asked a student the answer. The student says “four hundred and seventy-seven”. The teacher interrupts the student: “That is not the way you have been taught to do it” The students haven’t discussed to reason on the answer…
note the location of the file) so as to not lose any of your work. Once completed, you will submit this document to WGU for grading. Instruct What student misconceptions have you encountered related to fraction, decimal, and percentage concepts? How do you help students understand the notion of equivalence among fractions or prepare them for this understanding? One misconception I have encountered with fraction is that students have a misunderstanding of what the denominator and numerator…
A student will start to develop their place value knowledge once they are confident using number names, classifying objects, identifying patterns and as they begin to develop their counting skills. From Year 1, the Australian Curriculum expects students to count collections to 100 by partitioning numbers using place value (ACARA, 2016). This means students need to learn about grouping in tens and that two-digit numbers are made up of tens and ones. Booker, Bond, Barrow and Swan (2014, p. 87)…