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Category Archives: Mathematics and the Arts
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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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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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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The Math ∩ Programming Blog
I’m a new reader of Jeremy Kun’s Math ∩ Programming blog. However, it didn’t take much scrolling before I read a post mentioning a tool I’ve wanted to find for quite a while and hadn’t even realized it. In “Contextual … Continue reading
Posted in Interactive, Math Education, Mathematics and Computing, Mathematics and the Arts
Tagged Bezier Curves, Detexify, Jeremy Kun, Math ∩ Programming, Picasso
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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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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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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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A Tour of Intersections: Poetry with Mathematics
I don’t know about you, but between coverage of the coronavirus outbreak and political discussions looking ahead to this year’s presidential elections, I have been encountering a lot of stressinducing content lately. Reading poetry is a welcome break from that, … Continue reading
ThatsMaths: A Tour
ThatsMaths is a blog by Peter Lynch, an emeritus professor of the University College Dublin’s School of Mathematics and Statistics. Many of the posts on the blog are articles that Lynch has written for the Irish Times. Please join me … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Biomath, Blogs, History of Mathematics, Mathematics and the Arts, people in math, Statistics
Tagged Bernhard Bolzano, Jordan Curve Theorem, Katsushika Hokusai, Muriel Bristol, Peter Lynch, pursuit problems, rogue waves
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Mathematical Enchantments: A Tour
Mathematical Enchantments, or “Jim Propp’s math blog” is about “adventures in fantastic realms you can build inside your head.” The blog has been discussed a few times on this blog in recent years. Welcome to my tour of a few … Continue reading