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Category Archives: Math Communication
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
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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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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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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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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#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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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
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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