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Category Archives: Math Communication
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
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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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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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
Posted in Applied Math, Blogs, Current Events, Math Communication, Mathematics and the Arts, people in math, Physics, Recreational Mathematics, women in math
Tagged blogs, Blogs on Math Blogs, E.A. Casanova, Illustrations, math communication, Rage The Blackboard, Women In Math
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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
Posted in Blogs, Combinatorics, Math Communication, Number Theory, Recreational Mathematics, Theoretical Mathematics
Tagged Blog on Math Blogs, combinatorics, Matt Baker, number theory, Recreational Mathematics
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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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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
Logic ForAll: A Tour
While touring the math blogosphere I was very excited to find ‘Logic ForAll’, a blog dedicated to making math accessible by mathematician and computer scientist Dr. Valeria de Paiva. She also writes in another great blog Women in Logic, which is … Continue reading
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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Old and New Math Celebrations
With all the news about the coronavirus, the uncertainty, and stress many are currently facing, I wanted to write a post with some levity ¹. What better day than this! Today is both the first International Day of Mathematics (IDM) … Continue reading