On 11/02/2014 02:12, Stan Brown wrote: > > A co-worker and I were talking today. She's interested in math, but > feels she did poorly in it in school. From what she described, it > was poor teaching at the university level -- she had a run of bad > luck with her instructors. > > She doesn't want to take a math course, but she would like to (my > words) be exposed to mathematical thinking. I've recommended John > Allen Paulos and Gerd Gigerenzer to her, but it strikes me that a > blog she could follow would be just perfect: small columns that used > something real-world to illustrate a mathematical concept. > > Anyone have a good candidate? >
This doesn't quite answer your question, but she might get something from the old classic "How To Solve It" by Pólya. I'm sure you know it.