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The Voices of Math Anxiety
The Voices of Math Anxiety
How Math Education Affects Us All
Gillian A. Tisdale
Jul 7
Age, Gender, and the Highest Award in Mathematics
Age, Gender, and the Highest Award in Mathematics
This fall’s news that Canadian Donna Strickland became the third woman to win a Nobel Prize in Physics filled me with national pride and…
Sarah Mayes-Tang
Nov 29, 2018
Why I Love Reading About Abstract Math Theory
Why I Love Reading About Abstract Math Theory
Yes, you read that correctly. I love reading about abstract math theory… and that’s without any background in mathematics.
Gabriella Gricius
Nov 27, 2018
Portrayals of Genius
Portrayals of Genius
In a short fictional story titled “The Bookmarking Habits of Select Species”, Ken Liu outlines alien species and how they mat think…
Rajesh RS
Oct 27, 2018
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My Daughter Got a D- in Fractions: Why Neither One of Us Care…
My Daughter Got a D- in Fractions: Why Neither One of Us Care…
A D minus…
Sunil Singh
Jul 22
The Bridge Between Arithmetic and Algebra is Broken. Which Means Math Education is Broken.
The Bridge Between Arithmetic and Algebra is Broken. Which Means Math Education is Broken.
Peter Harrison, my mentor who I taught with for 4 years from 1998 to 2002, and who was a huge influence in the landscape of math education…
Sunil Singh
Jun 2
The Most Underrated Gift of Mathematics is Stillness
The Most Underrated Gift of Mathematics is Stillness
It took 358 years to crack Fermat’s Last Theorem. And, prior to its proof in 1994 by Andrew Wiles, it held The Guinness World Book of…
Sunil Singh
Apr 30
The Era of Resource Abundance Part II: How to Navigate Through the Crap to Find the Rich and…
The Era of Resource Abundance Part II: How to Navigate Through the Crap to Find the Rich and…
A little over a year ago I wrote a blog post on what I like to call “The Era of Resource Abundance.” You can find that post here. To…
Hilary Kreisberg
Apr 7
Two Key — but ignored— Steps to Solving Any Math Problem
Two Key — but ignored— Steps to Solving Any Math Problem
Here’s a strange question.
James Tanton
Jan 30
The Math Revolution: No Longer In The Shadows of Subversiveness
The Math Revolution: No Longer In The Shadows of Subversiveness
Both of my kids love math. Both of my kids find math to be their least favorite subject in school. That isn’t so much as contradictory, as…
Sunil Singh
Jan 17
Breaking the Mathematics Education System Despite Itself
Breaking the Mathematics Education System Despite Itself
There is a psychological tactic employed by some classroom teachers following a strict curriculum: to bond with one’s students by casting…
James Tanton
Dec 28, 2018
Extra Credit Should Not be Where the Good Stuff Lives
Extra Credit Should Not be Where the Good Stuff Lives
This puzzle was posted on Twitter this week; I LOVE IT!
Dr. Chris Brownell
Dec 20, 2018
How Do You Make Math Fun?
How Do You Make Math Fun?
I was recently asked to be on a panel discussion online, along with a few others with an interest in recreational mathematics. The topic…
Daniel Finkel
Dec 6, 2018
Developing Mathematical Imagination in Classrooms
Developing Mathematical Imagination in Classrooms
This is a loose follow up to my previous blog, ‘Drawing Math in the Sky: Mental Math Visualization’.
Heidi Allum
Dec 2, 2018
Mathematics Waits For Everyone, But Few Wait For Mathematics
Mathematics Waits For Everyone, But Few Wait For Mathematics
I sat with my 10 year-old daughter tonight for 15 minutes doing math — like I do most nights. I also sit with my 12 year-old son for the…
Sunil Singh
Nov 29, 2018
Algebra Is Not The Problem: Unnecessary Partitioning Into Courses Is The Problem
Algebra Is Not The Problem: Unnecessary Partitioning Into Courses Is The Problem
There is no more discussed topic in mathematics than algebra — especially in the United States. Unfortunately, the discussions this past…
Sunil Singh
Nov 21, 2018
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