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Category Archives: Math Education
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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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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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 Tour of “Nepantla Teachers Community” Blog
The Nepantla Teachers Community Blog is a group blog that aims “to provide an honest and encouraging space to navigate sociopolitical situations that occur in mathematics education for the purpose of working towards justice in traditionally marginalized communities. By using … Continue reading
Posted in K12 Mathematics, Math Education, people in math
Tagged Nepantla Teachers Community Blog, remote learning, teaching
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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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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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