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Author Archives: racheljcrowell
“Combinatorics and more”: A Tour
Gil Kalai writes the “Combinatorics and more” blog. I find many of his posts on the blog to be detailed and nicely structured. Here are just a few of the recent ones I enjoyed. “Possible future Polymath projects (2009, 2021)” … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Combinatorics, people in math, Recreational Mathematics
Tagged combinatorics, Gil Kalai, limit shape, poetry, Polymath, quantum, Riemann zeta function, Tim Gowers
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On the “Reflect, Revise, Repeat” Blog
Bonnie Basu, a secondary mathematics teacher in California, writes the “Reflect, Revise, Repeat” blog. She started the blog in June 2020. On Twitter, Basu describes herself as “trying to teach teenagers to think mathematically for a quarter of a century.” … Continue reading
Posted in K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, people in math
Tagged Adi Adiredja, Bonnie Basu, building community, distance learning, Reflect, Repeat, Revise, virtual learning
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“Physics Buzz”: A Tour
While the “Physics Buzz” blog from the American Physical Society isn’t a math blog, there is some overlap. Here are some interesting recent posts on the site. “Holiday Instability” This post explores questions such as whether a Christmas tree, a … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, mathematical physics, Physics, Recreational Mathematics
Tagged American Physical Society, Christmas, coffee, Festivus, fractals, Hannah Fry, Hannukkah, stars
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A Tour of “Nepantla Teachers Community” Blog
The Nepantla Teachers Community Blog is a group blog that aims “to provide an honest and encouraging space to navigate sociopolitical situations that occur in mathematics education for the purpose of working towards justice in traditionally marginalized communities. By using … Continue reading
Posted in K12 Mathematics, Math Education, people in math
Tagged Nepantla Teachers Community Blog, remote learning, teaching
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A Roundup of Posts on Other AMS Blogs (Part 2)
As I mentioned in my Part 1 post, I’ve been seeing a lot of posts on other AMS blogs that have piqued my interest and really got me thinking about a variety of different subjects. As we approach the end … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Interactive, K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, women in math
Tagged A Mathematical Word blog, eMentoring Network, immigration, Math on the Border, On Teaching and Learning Mathematics
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Attention Please! A Roundup of Posts on Other AMS Blogs (Part 1)
Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of posts on other AMS blogs that have piqued my interest and really got me thinking about a variety of different subjects. As we approach the end of this interesting and ohsochallenging year, I … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, History of Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, women in math
Tagged Adi Adiredja, ally, Brian Katz, inclusion/exclusion, Juliette Bruce, LGBTQ+, LGBTQ+Math Day, Living Proof, Math Mamas, queering math, racism, Trans Day of Remembrance
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#BlackWomenRockMath: An Interview
If you’re looking for an exciting new blog to check out, look no further. Kaneka Turner, Deborah Peart, and Dionne Aminata recently launched #BlackWomenRockMath. In an interview conducted over email, we discussed why they started the blog, what they have … Continue reading
Posted in K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, women in math
Tagged #BlackWomenRockMath, Deborah Peart, Dionne Aminata, Illustrative Mathematics, Kaneka Turner, math curriculum, math education
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Azimuth: A Tour
John Carlos Baez blogs at Azimuth, the official blog of the Azimuth Project, which “is a group effort to study the mathematical sciences for ‘saving the planet.’” Anna and Evelyn mentioned Azimuth in previous posts on this blog (such as … Continue reading
Posted in Category Theory, mathematical physics, planet math
Tagged Azimuth, Carolyn Brown, categorical perspective, Category Theory, Doug Gurr, Elena Di Lavore, Jade Master, John Carlos Baez, Kenny Courser, Noether's theorem, Petri nets, Xiaoyan Li
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Francis Su’s Blogs and Rough Drafts for Math
I was recently looking around on Francis Su’s blogs (the Mathematical Yawp and his new one that’s hosted on his website). Though his blogs have just a few posts each, each of those posts packs power. For instance, while he … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math
Tagged Amanda Jansen, Election, Francis Su, rough draft math
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National Association of Mathematicians posts on the Math Values blog
The National Association of Mathematicians (NAM) has six contributors on the MAA’s Math Values blog. They are Jacqueline BrannonGiles, Jamylle Laurice Carter, Leona A. Harris, Haydee Lindo, Anisah Nu’man and Omayra Ortega. The NAM is “a nonprofit professional organization in … Continue reading
Posted in BlackLivesMatter, Current Events, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, women in math
Tagged Anisah Nu’man, Black Lives Matter, Haydee Lindo, Jacqueline BrannonGiles, Jamylle Laurice Carter, Leona A. Harris, MAA, National Association of Mathematicians, Omayra Ortega.
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