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March 18, 2013

What a great time we had on Pi Day!!! All the kids enjoyed eating pie and all the Pi Day activities!!! The Pi projects were absolutely awesome!!! I will be posting pictures of the projects on the blog, so be sure and check them out. I know you are going to be impressed with what you see!!!!

Next week is Tuscaloosa County School's spring break. I hope everyone has a safe and fun week off from school! I look forward to seeing all my students back on April 1st, ready to finish up a great school year!!!!

This Week In Math History

Pierre Simon Laplace was born March 23, 1749. He is a French mathematician and astronomer who was key in the progression of mathematical astronomy and statistics. "What we know is little, and what we are ignorant of is immense" is allegedly the lat words he spoke. Check out this link http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Laplace.html to learn more about Laplace.

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