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Author Archives: Vanessa RiveraQuinones
iRashida: A Tour
iRashida, is a blog written by Rashida Hakim, a junior computer science student at Caltech, where she shares “problems and ponderings in physics and math, with a sprinkle of computer science”. In particular, she is interested in the algorithms used … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Math Communication, people in math, Recreational Mathematics, women in math
Tagged Benford's Law, Blog on Math Blogs, computer science, physics, Rashida Hakim, Riddles
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Mathematical Gemstones: A Tour
Mathematical Gemstones is a blog created by Dr. Maria Gillespie (Colorado State University) whose research interest lies in combinatorics, with applications to Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory. One of the aspects I like most about the blog is the … Continue reading
Math Walks: A Tour
Math Walks is a blog created by secondary math teacher Traci Jackson. It started on March 27th to encourage math discussion on neighborhood walks during the quarantine. I was so excited to find this blog that brings such a playful … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Math Education, Mathematics and the Arts, Puzzles, Recreational Mathematics
Tagged Blog on Math Blogs, Math Walks, mathematics, Playful Math, puzzles, Traci Jackson
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Playful Invitations: A Tour
Playful Invitations: Inspiring Ways to Teach Early Mathematics, is a blog written by Dorie Ranheim. Its goal is “to inspire parents, caregivers, and educators of preschool children to intentionally teach math using natural materials.” By using “loose parts”, backyards, playgrounds, … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Math Education, planet math, Recreational Mathematics, Sustainability, Uncategorized
Tagged Blog, Dorie Ranheim, early childhood, math, nature, Playful Invitations
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A Year in the Math Blogosphere
For me, the end of the year always is a time for reflection. If you haven’t yet, I encourage you to read Rachel’s roundups of AMS blog post Part I and Part II. In the AMS December Notices, Dr. Katherine … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Math Communication, people in math, women in math
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Math in the Time of Corona: A Tour
Math in the Time of Corona is a blog created by Dr. Jennifer Quinn to reflect on teaching during a pandemic. She is a professor at the University of Washington Tacoma and presidentelect of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). As … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, Uncategorized, women in math
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Musing Mathematically: A Tour
Musing Mathematically is a blog written by Nat Banting, a mathematics teacher, and mathematics education lecturer at the Department of Curriculum Studies at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. His blog, which began back in 2011, is centered around the ideas … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, K12 Mathematics, Math Education, Mathematics and the Arts
Tagged Blog, Blog on Math Blogs, Fraction Talks, mathematics education, Musing Mathematically, Nat Banting, probability, Thinking Classrooms
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Mean Green Math Blog: A Tour
The Mean Green Math Blog: Explaining the whys of mathematics is a blog by Dr. John Quintanilla, a professor of mathematics at the University of North Texas (UNT). It has been around since 2013, and its name, ‘Mean Green’, is an … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, K12 Mathematics, Linear Algebra, Math Education, people in math, Popular Culture
Tagged Blog on Math Blogs, Engaging students, John Quintanilla, math, math education, Mean Math Blog, Popular Culture
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The TODOS Blog: A Tour
We are almost midway through Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15)! This month marks a national holiday in the United States that began as a way to promote the history, contributions, and culture of HispanicAmericans. The month wouldn’t … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events, Hispanic Heritage Month, History of Mathematics, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education
Tagged Blogs on Math Blogs, Ethnomathematics, Hispanic Heritage Month, lathisms, Latinidad, Mathematics and Voting, mathematics education, TODOS, TODOS Math Blog
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Fractal Kitty Blog: A Tour
Fractal Kitty: Making Sense of the Abstract, is a blog created by Sophia Wood and edited by her daughter, where she shares an assortment of fantastic math content. What caught my attention was the great number of math illustrations … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Blogs, Math Communication, Math Education, Mathematics and the Arts, people in math, Publishing in Math, women in math
Tagged animations, art, Blog on Math Blogs, Cats, Comics, Fractal Kitty, interview, math, math education, Sophia Wood, Women In Math
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