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- Women's Adventures in Science - National Academy of Sciences
This project of the National Academy of Sciences showcases contemporary women in science, and highlights for young people the varied careers of some of today's most prominent scientists. The site draws from and accompanies Women's Adventures in Science,
- Would You Rather? - John Stevens
Choose between the two apparently equivalent choices — and justify your selection with reasoning: "Would you rather ... run the circumference of the circle OR perimeter of the rectangle? be given 100 grams of new nickels OR 220 grams of new dimes?
- Writing a Math Phase Two Paper - Steven L. Kleiman, with Glenn P. Tesler; MIT
A discussion of the kind of writing appropriate in a paper submitted to the math department to complete Phase Two of MIT's writing requirement: a review of the general purpose of the requirement and the specific way of completing it for the math department;
- Writing Assignments in Calculus - Tommy Ratliff; Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Imaginative paper proposals for Single-Variable and Multivariable Calculus courses cover subjects from "Confusion in Beverly Hills" (geometry, trigonometry) to "The X-Files Makes Me So Angry" (optimization of a function of two variables) - and many more.
- Writing for a Math Class - B. Sidney Smith, Wendy Hageman Smith; Math Academy Online/Platonic Realms
A "mini-text" concerning written communication in mathematics classes, for both students and teachers. Teachers' section discusses possible formats and assessment, and gives sample lessons; students' section gives practical tips on approaching a written
- Writing Math (Learning and Mathematics) - Joan Countryman; Math Forum
In her 1993 book Writing to Learn Mathematics, Joan Countryman, the Head of Lincoln School in Providence, Rhode Island, explores the relation between math and writing and provides a comprehensive description of the approach she takes to teaching math
- Writing to Develop Understanding: The Math Forum @ Drexel's PoWs - Suzanne Alejandre
What can we ask students about their problem solving that will help them the most? This article, originally published in the December, 2006, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, journal of the California Mathematics Council, addresses that question by examining
- Zapple Educational Consulting - Ray Appel
Free stuff: math resources, links and math movies in the style of the Mac/PC ads that teach us about math. Great for teachers for math discussion and older students. Also: workshops and other educational consulting services. Descriptions and testimonials
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