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Author Archives: racheljcrowell
The Math ∩ Programming Blog
I’m a new reader of Jeremy Kun’s Math ∩ Programming blog. However, it didn’t take much scrolling before I read a post mentioning a tool I’ve wanted to find for quite a while and hadn’t even realized it. In “Contextual … Continue reading
Posted in Interactive, Math Education, Mathematics and Computing, Mathematics and the Arts
Tagged Bezier Curves, Detexify, Jeremy Kun, Math ∩ Programming, Picasso
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Farewell, Roots of Unity
Last month, Evelyn Lamb (former coeditor of this blog) shared her final post for her Roots of Unity blog, which was part of the Scientific American blog network. I’m sad to see such a fantastic math blog come to an … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Math Communication, people in math, Publishing in Math
Tagged Evelyn Lamb, math writing, Roots of Unity, Scientific American
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An Arbitrarily Close Tour
Annie Perkins, a math teacher for Minneapolis Public Schools, writes the arbitrarily close blog. Here are just a few of the interesting/exciting/compelling components of her blog. #MathArtChallenge posts Perkins has been creating posts for this challenge since March 16 and … Continue reading
Posted in BlackLivesMatter, Current Events, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Mathematics and the Arts, people in math, Recreational Mathematics
Tagged #MathArtChallenge, Annie Perkins, arbitrarily close, Black Lives Matter
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“Thinking Mathematically”: A Tour
Mark Chubb writes the “Thinking Mathematically” education blog. He has taught grades 58 and serves as an instructional coach for the DSB of Niagara in Ontario, Canada. He’s also an Additional Qualifications instructor. Here are a few highlights from the … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Interactive, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Education
Tagged community building, Fall 2020, gaps, Mark Chubb, teaching, Thinking Mathematically, Tracy Zager
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Álvaro LozanoRobledo’s Field Guide to Mathematics
A Field Guide to Mathematics is a blog by Álvaro LozanoRobledo, an associate professor of mathematics at the University of Connecticut. He launched the blog this February. It focuses on “stories about mathematics, students, professors, mathematicians, abstract nonsense, research, papers, … Continue reading
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Math on the Dynamic Ecology Blog
Dynamic Ecology is a group blog by Jeremy Fox, an ecologist and evolutionary biologist at the University of Calgary, Brian McGill, a macroecologist at the University of Maine. and Meghan Duffy, an aquatic and disease ecologist at the University of … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Biomath, Blogs, Issues in Higher Education, Math Education, people in math
Tagged Brian McGill, Dynamic Ecology, ecology, Jeremy Fox, mathematical biology, Meghan Duffy, teaching, worklife balance
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Junk Charts: A Tour
Kaiser Fung’s “Junk Charts” blog is full of treasures, including ones related to the COVID19 pandemic. Evelyn wrote a post about the blog back in 2017. Please join me on a tour of a few of the posts Fung has … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events, Data Science, Math Communication, Visualizations
Tagged charts, COVID19, data visualization, Junk Charts, Kaiser Fung, pandemic, Venn diagrams
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Joyful Learning in the Early Years: A Tour
With schools shutting down for weeks or the rest of the semester in response to COVID19, many guardians are concerned about how to support or even direct their children’s education from home. This seems particularly true when the children are … Continue reading
Posted in Book/App, Current Events, Interactive, K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, Mathematics and the Arts
Tagged BedtimeMath, coronavirus, COVID19, Deanna Pecaski McLennan, early childhood, Joyful Learning in the Early Years, manipulatives, middle school, outdoor, pentominoes
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A Tour of Intersections: Poetry with Mathematics
I don’t know about you, but between coverage of the coronavirus outbreak and political discussions looking ahead to this year’s presidential elections, I have been encountering a lot of stressinducing content lately. Reading poetry is a welcome break from that, … Continue reading