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Category Archives: K12 Mathematics
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 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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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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#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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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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