Many thanks to @Larryferlazzo for tweeting about this video!
I recently viewed an info-graphic about the best gifts for teens. After reading it, I immediately thought this is actually true for middle and late childhood, adolescent, and young adult stages of life.
As with each year, the holiday season has snuck up on us and many of us (children and adults alike) are creating holiday wish lists. Many of the items on these lists are tangible things. Things we want but don’t necessarily need. How often do we take time to think about our wants (something you would like to have) and needs (something you have to have)? Which one is useful with respect to activating our creativity, recognizing our originality and increasing one’s confidence and self-esteem? I am convinced that wants are good, but needs are vital for a child, teen or young adult’s behavior to monitor itself.
Here are 8 gifts that can be given on a daily basis. When thinking of a gift for your child, consider these in lieu of the items on their wants list.
Try giving your child these gifts. I am certain they will greatly appreciate it and in turn you
will raise a confident, level-headed, and trustworthy child who will be successful in all
facets of their life!
Have you given any of these gifts to your child?
Pi is a mathematical constant. It is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter (circumference divided by diameter). Pi has an infinite number of digits in its representation and is non-repeating but is commonly approximated as 3.14159. It is typically represented as the Greek letter π. The rough approximation is 22/7, but that is not entirely accurate.
Here are two Mnemonic devices that can help one remember the value of Pi to 10, 6 and 8 digits.
3 1 4 1 5 9
“May I have a large container of coffee?” (8 digits)
3 1 4 1 5 9 2 6
If you decide to use word substitutions (sentences), be creative and make them fun to learn! You can learn Pi to as many digits as you like! The current official world record for memorizing Pi (verified by Guinness World Records) is held by Chao Lu of China. On November 20, 2005, Chao recited 67, 890 decimal places of Pi. That is a lot of numbers! Click here to read a short interview with Chao Lu regarding his remarkable accomplishment.
What Mnemonic devices do you use to remember Pi?