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  1. Math in the Movies - Arnold G. Reinhold
    A guide to those motion pictures which include scenes of real mathematics. Each movie is linked to further information and rated, and the mathematical scene(s) involved are described. See also Letters to Math in the Movies. ...more>>

  2. MATHmaniaCS - Lenny Pitt, Cinda Heeren, and Tom Magliery
    MATHmaniaCS harnesses the excitement of the mathematical experiences that have captured the imaginations and interest of mathematicians and computer scientists, and develops new materials for other topics in discrete mathematics and computer science. ...more>>

  3. Math - Mashable, Inc.
    Topical news stories on math by an "independent online news site dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology." See also Mashable's category for the word "mathematics." ...more>>

  4. Math Medley - Pat Kenschaft; WebCT
    A weekly call-in talk radio show, hosted by Pat Kenschaft from the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montclair State University. Each show features an interview with an exciting guest discussing a topic with an underlying theme of mathematics such ...more>>

  5. Math Misery? - Manan Shah
    Blog that "aims to convey the general feeling that the majority of people have when it comes to working with mathematics... and bring awareness about what mathematics is and what mathematicians do." Posts, which date back to May, 2013, have included "Figuring ...more>>

  6. The Math Mom - Maria Lando
    A blog presenting math as cool, fun, non-intimidating and hip. Entertaining math of cooking, parenting, dating, travel and home ownership. ...more>>

  7. Math Motivation - Michael Sakowski
    Answers to the question "Where will I ever use algebra?" Examples of how "the process of learning higher mathematics provides valuable skills in deductive reasoning and symbolic reasoning, in addition to math skills used directly in science and engineering ...more>>

  8. Math Movement - Tim Chartier
    Blog that focuses on mathematics and the "progress or movement" that occurs in Chartier's teaching, research, writing, and performing. An Associate Professor of Mathematics at Davidson College, Chartier has trained at Le Centre du Silence mime school ...more>>

  9. Maths Illustrated (review of A Beautiful Mind) - Lynne Butler, Haverford College
    Download or read online Butler's review of the movie A Beautiful Mind, originally published in the April, 2002 Notices of the AMS. Learn about the movie's internal references to game theory, and other details and discrepancies involved in its filming, ...more>>

  10. Maths in the City - Marcus du Sautoy, University of Oxford
    Mathematical walking tours of Oxford and London led by "mathemagicians" who reveal examples of maths hidden in the Beehive, the Bridge of Sighs, the Gherkin, the Sheldonian Theatre, St. Paulís Cathedral, and satellite dishes and death rays. Click on the ...more>>

  11. Maths Masters - Burkard Polster and Marty Ross
    From the authors of a regular education column published in Melbourne's The Age newspaper and The Sydney Morning Herald: mathsnacks ("haiku-size packages of beautiful mathematics, with accompanying illustration"); a list of movie clips featuring mathematics; ...more>>

  12. Math Solutions Newsletter - Marilyn Burns Education Associates
    A free quarterly newsletter that provides up-to-date classroom activities and opportunities for year-round professional development, including five-day summer courses, as well as resources for K-8 teachers that model effective teaching and extend the ...more>>

  13. Maths Posters in the London Underground - Andrew D. Burbanks, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
    During World Mathematical Year 2000 (WMY2000), a sequence of posters will be displayed month by month in the trains of the London Underground. The aim of this outreach is to bring maths to life, illustrating the wide applications of modern mathematics ...more>>

  14. MathTango - Shecky Riemann
    Interviews, commentaries, book reviews, and other musings by "a number-luvin' primate... enamored of math since childhood" who went on to study psychology and work as a technician in toxicology, neurobiology, and clinical genetics labs. Posts by the pseudonymous ...more>>

  15. Math TV: Life by the Numbers - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Can you believe it: mathematics in the same company as the U.S. primetime television shows Beverly Hills 90210, Spin City, The Nanny, and Star Trek: Voyager? That unusual juxtaposition will happen in coming weeks when the Public Broadcasting System airs ...more>>

  16. MatthewMaddux Education - Egan J. Chernoff
    "Information associated with mathematics (education)," as digitally curated by Chernoff, a Professor of Secondary Mathematics in the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan. Posts, which date back to June, 2011, have included "New math ...more>>

  17. Microsoft Math Partnership
    Through partnerships with eight area school districts and the Puget Sound Educational Service District, the Microsoft Math Partnership (MMP) provides support to schools to help students become critical thinkers and proficient in mathematical skills and ...more>>

  18. Mind Your Decisions: Game Theory Tuesdays - Presh Talwalkar
    An archive of weekly blog posts of articles about game theory. The articles cover probability, politics, personal finance, and economics. The focus is on building strategic thinking and improving outcomes, particularly for personal finance. ...more>>

  19. Moody's Mega Math Challenge - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
    A partnership of The Moody's Foundation and SIAM, the M3 Challenge spotlights applied mathematics as a powerful problem-solving tool, as a viable and exciting profession, and as a vital contributor to advances in an increasingly technical society. Open ...more>>

  20. MOTIVATE - Univ. of Cambridge, UK
    MOTIVATE is a project incorporating a series of videoconferences, run by the Millennium Mathematics Project at Cambridge. The objectives of MOTIVATE are: to enrich the mathematical experience of school students, to broaden their mathematical horizons, ...more>>

  21. Nathan Selikoff
    Works, publications, blog, and more from a "fine artist playing at the intersection of interactivity, math, and code." Works have included "Beautiful Chaos" (interactive software art), "Intersect" (a public art installation), "Four Dimensions" (a real-time ...more>>

  22. National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions
    The National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions (NASSMC) establishes, and provides services to, state coalitions dedicated to improving U.S. mathematics, science, and technology education (MSTE) for all students. A non-profit association, ...more>>

  23. National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century - U.S. Department of Education
    A Glenn Commission plan to ensure that every American student receives excellent instruction in math and science -- instruction critical to maintaining the U.S. edge in the competitive global economy. The report sets three goals: to establish an ongoing ...more>>

  24. The National Numeracy Strategy - Department for Education and Employment, United Kingdom
    The Standards Site: Numeracy. Frameworks for teaching mathematics from Reception through Year 7, key elements of the training materials that will support the U.K.'s Numeracy Strategy. Assessment in and planning the National Numeracy Strategy, schools ...more>>

  25. Nautilus - Nautilus Ventures LLC
    An online and print monthly dedicated "to science and its endless connections to our lives." Each issue contains chapters — essays, investigative reports, blogs, fiction writing, games, videos, graphic stories, and other original content — ...more>>

  26. NetFuture: Technology and Human Responsibility - Steve Talbott
    A bi-weekly reader-supported newsletter that looks beyond the generally recognized "risks" of computer use such as privacy violations, unequal access, censorship, and computer glitches and seeks to address the deep levels at which we half-consciously ...more>>

  27. The New Jersey Mathematics Coalition
    The New Jersey Mathematics Coalition (like the other 50 such state Coalitions) was created to facilitate and encourage improvement in the teaching and learning of mathematics as recommended in the national reports. The Coalition serves as a catalyst for ...more>>

  28. NSF Workshop on Dynamics and Bifurcations of Patterns in Dissipative Systems - Iuliana Oprea
    Recent experimental results have demonstrated a variety of new patterns that can be observed in macroscopic systems far from equilibrium. Understanding these patterns is a major challenge for theoretical research. The workshop (19-22 May 2003, Colorado ...more>>

  29. numb3rs blog - Mark Bridger, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University
    A blog where math professor Bridger posts mathematical comments on the TV show "Numb3rs". Dating back to February, 2005, posts include "Math and March Madness" and "Random motion and Fokker-Planck" and "Acoustic fingerprints and the JFK assassination" ...more>>

  30. Numeracy and Quantitative Literacy - EXTEND - Perspectives in Mathematics Education
    Links to articles on diverse views on the quantitative demands of today's society and the relation of quantitative literacy to mathematics education. ...more>>

  31. NYC HOLD - Bas Braams and Elizabeth Carson, editors
    Honest Open Logical Debate (HOLD) on Mathematics Education Reform addresses mathematics education in the New York City schools. Organized into Issues in Mathematics Education, Curriculum Reviews, Standards, New York City Issues, Call to Action, NYC News ...more>>

  32. nyscollmath - Math Forum
    The college level mathematics discussion group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State. Anyone interested in math education beyond high school is welcome to join. Read and search archived messages; and register to post to the discussions. ...more>>

  33. nysmhs - Math Forum
    The discussion group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State's Math Honor Society. All NYSMHS members are encouraged to join this group, as are others who wish to converse about statewide math honor societies. Read and search archived messages; ...more>>

  34. Occupational Outlook Handbook - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
    Career information and statistics about many different jobs, such as mathematicians. Each outlook includes a description of the nature of the work, working conditions, number of people in a field and sources of employment, training, other qualifications, ...more>>

  35. Of Men, Mathematics, and Myths - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    "With the Unabomber now firmly implanted in the public psyche as "a mathematician," the caricature of the mathematician as the misunderstood, antisocial loner has received a considerable boost. That much of mathematics these days is done by two or more ...more>>

  36. Parent Toolkit - NBC Education Nation
    Academic "growth charts," tips, benchmarks, advice, and other guidance for parents, organized by grade. Parent Toolkit also provides tablet-friendly parent-teacher conference guides, checklists, and templates for taking notes. ...more>>

  37. PDK Poster Project - Pamela Davis Kivelson
    "Using Visual Means to Challenge Stereotypes." Posters for scientific literacy, humanizing the image of research science and scientists, and increasing the number of women and girls who choose to pursue and maintain careers in the physical sciences and ...more>>

  38. The perplexing mathematics of presidential elections - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    It's not the idea of one person one vote that's the problem, it's that math that is used to turn those votes into a final decision. Ideally, that math should reflect the wishes of the electorate. But does it? The answer usually comes as a surprise to ...more>>

  39. Petits Textes sur l'éducation - Laurent Lafforgue
    Essais écrit par le laureat de la medaille Fields 2002, incluent "De l'école et de ce qui fonde la valeur de la culture et du savoir" et "De la culture générale des futurs instituteurs et professeurs" et "Les mathématiques ...more>>

  40. Pitfalls of Data Analysis - Clay Helberg
    Subtitled "... or How to Avoid Lies and Damned Lies," this paper discusses what people "often overlook in their data analysis, and ways people sometimes 'bend the rules' of statistics to support their viewpoint." Tips to ensure the clarity and accuracy ...more>>

  41. Plus Magazine - Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
    Plus (formerly PASS-Maths) is a triannual online magazine for older pupils and the general public. It publishes articles explaining the diverse applications of mathematics used in solving problems in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and economics. ...more>>

  42. Portion Distortion - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    How do the portions served in today's fast food restaurants compare to those available 20 years ago? Take the "Portion Distortion" quizzes to learn exactly how much portions have "super sized," as well as the amount of physical activity required to burn ...more>>

  43. Prizes and Perils of Popularizing - Keith Devlin
    A series of vignettes abouut some of the leading popularizers of mathematics. Sections include: Casti's Tale; Devlin's Tale; Stewart's Tale; Paulos's Tale; Dunham's Tale; and Why Do We Do It? Previously published in Focus. ...more>>

  44. Professora Karolina Barone Ribeiro da Silva - Karolina Barone Ribeiro da Silva
    Aulas de geometria incluem geometria esférica e geografia, geometria não euclidiana e a física, uma guia com atividades simples sobre geometria euclidiana plana, e "de Euclides a Poincaré." Veja tambem as coleções ...more>>

  45. P.T. Chang
    Articles by this math professor from the University of Alaska Anchorage's Mat-Su College include "The Ostentatious World of Algebra," "In-Service Training for the Math Teacher of the 21st Century," and "Retesting in a College Remedial Mathematics Course." ...more>>

  46. Public Understanding of Mathematics - Key Issues in Mathematics at the Math Forum
    Links to organizations and articles that explore perceptions and assumptions non-mathematicians hold about mathematics and mathematicians. ...more>>

  47. Ralph A. Raimi Homepage - Ralph A. Raimi
    The University of Rochester Professor Emeritus' notes on math education and non-technical writings with a mathematics theme include Whatever became of the New Math?; Have we forgotten the value of memory?, a comment on the New York Regents' B-examination ...more>>

  48. Relatively Prime - Samuel Hansen
    A series of audio shows "all about the stories behind mathematics," as gathered from interviews with Fields Medalists, composers, "stand-up mathematicians," and others. Listen to hour-long segments "from the mathematical domain" such as "Chinook," about ...more>>

  49. Report to the President on the Use of Technology to Strengthen K-12 Education in the United States, March 1997 - President's Committee on Science and Technology
    A paper by the Panel on Educational Technology. Sections include: Introduction; Potential Significance; Hardware and Infrastructure; Software, Content and Pedagogy; Teachers and Technology; Economic Considerations; Equitable Access; Research and Evaluation; ...more>>

  50. The Ri Christmas Lectures - The Royal Institution of Great Britain
    Register to watch the demonstration-packed, fun-filled videos that have formed a part of the British Christmas tradition for generations: "The natural history of a sunbeam," by George Porter; "Mathematics into pictures," by Christopher Zeeman; "Crystals ...more>>


 
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