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December 30, 2016 Vol. 21, No. 52 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS 2017 Mathematics Game The Year's Top Math Stories | The Year in Science -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 2017 MATHEMATICS GAME http://mathforum.org/yeargames/ The Math Forum's Year Game puzzle starts Sunday! Come challenge your students to write expressions for each of the counting numbers 1 through 100 using-- - the digits in 2017; - the standard operations; and - grouping symbols. http://mathforum.org/yeargames/yeargameentrys?form -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- PoW taking place: math problem-solving moment of the week "At first, I forgot to add the last month in, but I remembered when I checked my answer.... This problem was the easiest for me because I could just do it in my head. This is what I did in my head: ..." - Tessa, highlighted in the FunPoW's Latest Solution http://mathforum.org/pows/solution.htm?publication=4881 -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- THE YEAR'S TOP MATH STORIES http://www.ams.org/news/math-in-the-media/md-top-stories-2016 The American Mathematical Society (AMS) has selected ten developments -- and the human interest stories behind them -- that enjoyed significant media coverage in 2016. Several of these newsworthy mathematicians and their exploits will be familiar to readers of this newsletter. See, in particular, the "Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor" section by scrolling to the bottom of the AMS's top math stories. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- Now taking place: math education conversation of the day "Wow! This is so rich. I don't quite know where to begin.... [S]o much of what has been expressed is so essential to creating the type of thinkers and citizens we need in this world.... We have a conflict between our purpose and our practice because we value what we are measuring instead of measuring what we value." - Chase, posted to Suzanne's blog http://mathforum.org/blogs/suzanne/ |

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