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Category Archives: people in math
#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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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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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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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
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Tanya Khovanova’s Math Blog: A Tour
Dr. Tanya Khovanova is a mathematician whose research interests lie in recreational mathematics, combinatorics, probability, geometry, number theory. Currently, she is a Lecturer and PRIMES Head Mentor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In To Count the Natural Numbers, … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, people in math, Recreational Mathematics, women in math
Tagged Blog on Math Blogs, blogs, math, mathematics, Penney's Games, PRIMES STEP, Recreational Mathematics, Set TicTacToe, Tanya Khovanova
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Farewell, Roots of Unity
Last month, Evelyn Lamb (former coeditor of this blog) shared her final post for her Roots of Unity blog, which was part of the Scientific American blog network. I’m sad to see such a fantastic math blog come to an … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Math Communication, people in math, Publishing in Math
Tagged Evelyn Lamb, math writing, Roots of Unity, Scientific American
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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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What does antiracism in mathematics look like?
This question is on the front of my mind and is followed by how is antiracism in mathematics practiced? The differences in how members of underrepresented groups, especially those who identify as Black and African American, are treated in the … Continue reading
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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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