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Category Archives: Issues in Higher Education
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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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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Robert Talbert’s Blog: A Tour
The Fall semester is upon us! While searching for blogs that focused on teaching (and learning), I was happy to find Dr. Robert Talbert’s blog where he shares his ideas on how to keep up with the everchanging world of … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Issues in Higher Education, Math Education, people in math
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An Arbitrarily Close Tour
Annie Perkins, a math teacher for Minneapolis Public Schools, writes the arbitrarily close blog. Here are just a few of the interesting/exciting/compelling components of her blog. #MathArtChallenge posts Perkins has been creating posts for this challenge since March 16 and … Continue reading
Posted in BlackLivesMatter, Current Events, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Mathematics and the Arts, people in math, Recreational Mathematics
Tagged #MathArtChallenge, Annie Perkins, arbitrarily close, Black Lives Matter
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Just Equations Blog: A Tour
Just Equations is a California based project dedicated to advancing mathrelated policies that give students the quantitative tools they need to advance in college and beyond. The project hopes to achieve this through research and analysis, strategic communications, convening of … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Education
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“Thinking Mathematically”: A Tour
Mark Chubb writes the “Thinking Mathematically” education blog. He has taught grades 58 and serves as an instructional coach for the DSB of Niagara in Ontario, Canada. He’s also an Additional Qualifications instructor. Here are a few highlights from the … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Interactive, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Education
Tagged community building, Fall 2020, gaps, Mark Chubb, teaching, Thinking Mathematically, Tracy Zager
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Math on the Dynamic Ecology Blog
Dynamic Ecology is a group blog by Jeremy Fox, an ecologist and evolutionary biologist at the University of Calgary, Brian McGill, a macroecologist at the University of Maine. and Meghan Duffy, an aquatic and disease ecologist at the University of … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Biomath, Blogs, Issues in Higher Education, Math Education, people in math
Tagged Brian McGill, Dynamic Ecology, ecology, Jeremy Fox, mathematical biology, Meghan Duffy, teaching, worklife balance
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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
Flygskam, Textbooks in Braille and More
This year’s JMM have come and gone, but many related posts are still available. Here are just a few that I recommend. “To be or not to be there: Conferencing in the age of flygskam” In this piece for the … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Events, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, women in math
Tagged accessible, blind, flygskam, JMM 2020, joint mathematics meetings, low vision, Maryam Mirzakhani, REU
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