## Happy Pi Day: Book Giveaway

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March 14th, 2017It’s that time of year again – time to celebrate pi! How are you celebrating Pi Day in your classroom? If you’re looking for Pi Day resources, we’ve got you covered. Check out Treve Brinkman’s Why We Celebrate Pi blog post, then check out a few of our pi-inspired lessons, including Measuring Circles and Finding…

## Why We Celebrate Pi Day

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March 13th, 2017Also known as March 14th, Pi Day is when mathematicians and math lovers around the world celebrate pi, often approximated to 3.14, which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. The circle is often the first shape many learn in childhood, and can be observed in nature in pinecones, apples, oranges, the cornea…

## Measuring Circles

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March 08th, 2017Each year our middle school celebrates the circle and its mathematical relationships on “Pi Day,” March 14, using the date of 3/14 to honor the 3.14 approximation of pi. A local bakery donates pies and, in every math class, students measure round things and consume their pieces of pie. Amidst the Pi Day activities, students…