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Category Archives: Math Communication
#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
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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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
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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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
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
Rage of the Blackboard: A Tour
I’ve always found great beauty in the way illustrations can convey a lot of information in a succinct, elegant, and beautiful way. I am a big fan of art especially when it intersects with math. While on Twitter, I ran … Continue reading
Matt Baker’s Math Blog: A Tour
This week I dived into the math blogosphere and found this cool blog Matt Baker’s Math Blog by Dr. Matt Baker, a professor, and Associate Dean at Georgia Tech School of Mathematics. This blog was featured back in 2013 in Evelyn’s … Continue reading
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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Math in the time of COVID19
In the past few posts, I’ve been avoiding writing about the current Coronavirus outbreak. Honestly, I’ve been having a hard time coping with the uncertainty and worry about how we are going to survive and move forward from this. Around … Continue reading