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Category Archives: people in math
iRashida: A Tour
iRashida, is a blog written by Rashida Hakim, a junior computer science student at Caltech, where she shares “problems and ponderings in physics and math, with a sprinkle of computer science”. In particular, she is interested in the algorithms used … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Math Communication, people in math, Recreational Mathematics, women in math
Tagged Benford's Law, Blog on Math Blogs, computer science, physics, Rashida Hakim, Riddles
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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
“Combinatorics and more”: A Tour
Gil Kalai writes the “Combinatorics and more” blog. I find many of his posts on the blog to be detailed and nicely structured. Here are just a few of the recent ones I enjoyed. “Possible future Polymath projects (2009, 2021)” … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Combinatorics, people in math, Recreational Mathematics
Tagged combinatorics, Gil Kalai, limit shape, poetry, Polymath, quantum, Riemann zeta function, Tim Gowers
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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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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 Year in the Math Blogosphere
For me, the end of the year always is a time for reflection. If you haven’t yet, I encourage you to read Rachel’s roundups of AMS blog post Part I and Part II. In the AMS December Notices, Dr. Katherine … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Math Communication, people in math, women in math
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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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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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