Slice of Life: Have Some Pi!

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Today, 3-14-15, is a once-in-a-century Pi day! To celebrate, I’m serving up a “slice” of pie! In case you’re math is a little rusty, you can brush up visiting Wonderopolis, or by watching this TED ED video:

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-infinite-life-of-pi-reynaldo-lopes

Otherwise, dig in!

By medea_material (originally posted to Flickr as Chocolate Pi Pie) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
By medea_material (originally posted to Flickr as Chocolate Pi Pie) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons
By Evan Shelhamer (Pi Day Pie) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
By Evan Shelhamer (Pi Day Pie) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons
By GJ (Pi_pie2.jpg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
By GJ (Pi_pie2.jpg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
By Paul Smith (originally posted to Flickr as Pi pie) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
By Paul Smith (originally posted to Flickr as Pi pie) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons
In case you’re on a diet, you can enjoy pie vicariously through books,

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movies,

or nursery rhymes.

Illustration from Sing a Song for Sixpence (1880) by Randolph Caldecott via Wikimedia Commons
Illustration from Sing a Song for Sixpence (1880) by Randolph Caldecott via Wikimedia Commons

Happy Pi Day, everyone!

Thank you to StaceyTaraDanaBetsyAnna, and Beth for this space for teachers and others to share their stories each day during the month of March and on Tuesdays throughout the year. Be sure to visit Two Writing Teachers to read more Slice of Life posts.

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8 thoughts on “Slice of Life: Have Some Pi!

  1. My 5th-grade students celebrated Pi Day yesterday. We no longer can have real pie, however there were many stations where they could discover the magic. They even had a chance to read “Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi.” Happy Pi Day!

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  2. I am on a diet, so I’ll have a slice of the virtual pi today. I say every year after the fact, “I should’ve celebrated Pi Day.” One of these days…

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