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  1. Math Does Not Equal Calculating - Wolfram Research
    This project aims to "build a completely new math curriculum with computer-based computation at its heart, alongside a campaign to refocus math education away from historical hand-calculating techniques and toward relevant and conceptually interesting ...more>>

  2. mathed-news - Jerry Becker
    Postings from Jerry Becker that cover a wide range of content relating to the landscape of mathematics education. The list is intended for mathematics teachers at all levels and others interested in mathematics education, as well. Newspaper articles, ...more>>

  3. Math Ed Podcast - Samuel Otten
    "Conversations with math ed researchers": listen to interviews with mathematics education researchers about their recent journal articles and the research studies behind them. Hosted since November, 2012, by Samuel Otten, a professor of mathematics education ...more>>

  4. Math Education Conferences - Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
    As a part of the Math Forum's series of pages devoted to math education issues, this page highlights Math Education conferences past and future from around the world: NCTM, ACTM, PME, M/SET, AMS/MAA, etc. ...more>>

  5. Math Education Page - Henri Picciotto
    Math education articles by the author, with an emphasis on algebra. A New Algebra: Tools, Themes, Concepts, an article that summarizes the pedagogical and curricular thinking behind ATTC; Early Mathematics: A Proposal for New Directions, a chapter in ...more>>

  6. Mathemagician (Impressions of Conway) - Charles Seife; The Sciences
    A conversation with John Conway, Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University. A pre-edited version that differs slightly from the published article. ...more>>

  7. Mathematica in Higher Education - Wolfram Research
    Lessons, resources, books, and classroom packs for making Mathematica software an integral part of math education in university and college classrooms. Also features Mathematica versions geared and priced for students, as well as flexible academic purchase ...more>>

  8. Mathematical and Simulation Modeling of Crime - P. Jeffrey Brantingham, Principal Investigator
    Theoretical, methodological and empirical work to develop analytical and computational models of crime pattern formation. Mathematical and Simulation Modeling of Crime (MASC) research draws on methods in statistical physics and the mathematics of swarms ...more>>

  9. The Mathematical Art of M.C. Escher - B. Sidney Smith; Math Academy Online/Platonic Realms
    An excellent introduction to the mathematics in Escher's art, organized into areas: tessellations, polyhedra, the shape of space, the logic of space, and self-reference and information. ...more>>

  10. Mathematical Art on Display - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    "Mathematical art" usually conjures up one name, Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher (1898-1972). Some might add the names of Piet Mondriaan (1872-1944), Salvador Dali (1904-1989), Victor Vasarely, or Frank Stella. But the realm of mathematical art is far ...more>>

  11. The Mathematical Atlas: A Gateway to Modern Mathematics - Dave Rusin
    A collection of short articles introducing the subject areas of modern mathematics, describing a few of the milestone results and topics, and giving pointers to some of the key resources where further information is to be found. The material is arranged ...more>>

  12. A Mathematical Canvas - Kirby Urner
    Urner's statements on his approach to curriculum writing and philosophy of education, as well as articles: "On Programming the Calculator," "Alien Curriculum," and "Python for Homeschoolers @ FreeGeek." Download 4D "Moodles" of courseware such as Geonumeracy ...more>>

  13. Mathematical Connections - Brian R. Sears
    A collection of more than 20 well-known problems (with solutions), and Sine Wave, a set of essays on "the aesthetic aspects of mathematics." ...more>>

  14. Mathematical Connections - Whittle, Luoma; Dept. of Learning Support, Augusta State University
    "Exploring the Interplay Between Mathematics and the Humanities." A forum for exploring the interplay between mathematics and the humanities, including, but not limited to, the relationship between mathematics and the arts, anthropology, history, literature, ...more>>

  15. Mathematical Discovery of Planets - MacTutor Math History Topics Archive
    A hypertext essay describing the connections between math and planetary discoveries, from the discovery of Uranus through that of Pluto in 1930, with References. ...more>>

  16. Mathematical Droodles - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    Droodles were invented by Roger Price in 1950s. These were rather abstract drawings of few lines accompanied by an implicit question "What is it?" A punch line the author's answer made the drawings obvious. A mathematical droodle is a visual object ...more>>

  17. Mathematical Games and Recreations - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Number games, geometrical puzzles, network problems and combinatorial problems by famous mathematicians, starting around 1850 B.C. and continuing on to the present, with links to biographies of mathematicians who invented the games, pictures, and graphs. ...more>>

  18. Mathematical Gems
    Brief articles include Irrationality of the Square Root of 2; The Best Card Trick; Boltzmann in Berkeley; Four of a kind and two jokers; Mathematical Paint (on Gabriel's Horn); How Many Squares, Mr. Franklin? Goldbach's Proof of the Infinitude of Primes; ...more>>

  19. Mathematical Logic and Foundations - Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
    A short article designed to provide an introduction to mathematical deduction. The subject has origins in philosophy, and indeed it is only by nonmathematical argument that one can show the usual rules for inference and deduction (law of excluded middle; ...more>>

  20. Mathematically Correct: 2+2=4 - Paul Clopton
    A site devoted to the concerns raised by parents and scientists about the invasion of schools by the New-New Math and the need to restore basic skills to math education. This page also has an alternate location. ...more>>

  21. Mathematically Sane
    Advocates of rational reform of school mathematics. The site includes a mission statement; articles and reports about mathematics reform; evidence and accounts of successful math reform (both anecdotal and data-based); handouts and resources for talking ...more>>

  22. Mathematical Optimization - Technical University of Brauschweig
    Departmental information; current research topics; recent publications (PostScript form); projects; course pages and notes (in German only); conference listings; links to the Opt-Net Home Page and other related optimization and OR pages. ...more>>

  23. Mathematical Physics Preprint Archive (mp_arc) - Dept. of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin
    An electronic archive for research papers in Mathematical Physics and related areas. This free service allows one to deposit papers in an electronic format over the Web or by e-mail, to retrieve them in a variety of different ways including e-mail, ftp, ...more>>

  24. Mathematical Presentations and Articles - James Taylor, Moriah College, Australia
    A growing collection of PowerPoint presentations and articles written by James Taylor, of Moriah College in Australia. Preview or buy the three presentations (on the topics of conics, polyhedra, and volume); or read articles on Cantor triangles, the Clepsydra, ...more>>

  25. Mathematical Problem Solving - Wilson, Fernandez, Hadaway, Dept. of Mathematics Education, Univ. of Georgia
    A paper about problem solving, which has a special importance in the study of mathematics. A primary goal of mathematics teaching and learning is to develop the ability to solve a wide variety of complex mathematics problems. Learning to solve problems ...more>>

  26. Mathematical Programming, Optimization and Variational Techniques - Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
    A short article designed to provide an introduction to mathematical programming, optimization, and variational techniques. History; applications and related fields and subfields; textbooks, reference works, and tutorials; software and tables; other web ...more>>

  27. Mathematical Ratio & Proportion - Henry Gurr
    An experimental attempt to increase student understanding of topics in physics that involve mathematical proportion encountered an unexpected result: Students showed higher than normal difficulty learning the higherorder generalization that the physics ...more>>

  28. Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB) - Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education (CSMEE), National Research Council
    The MSEB provides national leadership and guidance for policies, programs, and practices supporting the improvement of mathematics education at all levels and for all members of society. Reports include such titles as: The Nature and Role of Algebra ...more>>

  29. Mathematica Publications - Telos Electronic Library of Science
    An annotated catalog of publications about Mathematica, with links to fuller descriptions, and publisher and detailed ordering information. ...more>>

  30. The Mathematician in the Desert (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    A mathematician, lost in the desert, hears a single toot from a train due west. He knows that the train goes at constant speed in a straight line, but he forgets in which direction. What direction should he walk? ...more>>

  31. Mathematicians and Philosophers: Chalk and Cheese? - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    ...mathematicians and philosophers go about their business in very different ways, and on the whole they don't mix. Mathematicians who arguably would benefit from reading works in philosophy rarely do so - books by Daniel Dennett and John Searle excepted ...more>>

  32. Mathematicians describe tendril perversion - M.N. Jensen; Science News Online
    A mathematical model of elastic rods can be used to describe vine tendrils and kinky phone cords that coil first in one direction, then in the opposite direction. Mathematicians have shown that such reversals of direction result from the curviness inherent ...more>>

  33. Mathematicians in Math Education - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
    A page designed to document and encourage productive involvement of mathematicians in K-12 education, from Susan Addington and Judy Roitman. How to join discussions and get involved, with relevant readings. ...more>>

  34. Mathematicians of the African Diaspora - Scott Williams
    Web pages created to exhibit the accomplishments of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora within the Mathematical Sciences. Included are areas on the ancients in Africa, modern historical significance, the greatest Black mathematicians, Black ...more>>

  35. Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries - David R. Wilkins; School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin
    Math history: accounts of the lives and works of more than 80 mathematicians of the seventeenth and first half of the eighteenth century, adapted from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics by W. W. Rouse Ball (4th Edition, 1908). A separate index ...more>>

  36. Mathematics and Architecture - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on architecture and mathematics as the study of patterns. With references and other related web sites. ...more>>

  37. Mathematics and Art - perspective - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on some of the interactions between mathematics and art in western culture. With references and other related web sites. ...more>>

  38. Mathematics and Biology - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    A discussion of evolution, inheritance, genes and mutation, the Prisoners' Dilemma, and how these and other biological themes relate to mathematics, with an applet that applies a genetic algorithm to solving the Toads and Frogs puzzle. An interactive ...more>>

  39. Mathematics and Language - Tony Brown
    This paper considers the relation between mathematics and language, with particular reference to the work on language by Jacques Derrida. Brown examines how language functions in organising mental activity and suggests that since language is so fundamental ...more>>

  40. Mathematics and Motivation - Liza Ewen; Math Forum
    An annotated bibliography offering a collection of articles, chapters and Math Forum discussions that begin to address how student motivation affects mathematics learning and instruction. The question of how to motivate students in the classroom has become ...more>>

  41. Mathematics and Music - Michael Beer
    An essay in PDF format providing a short overview of the relationship between mathematics and music. Topics include: Tone and tuning: the Pythagorean perception of music; Mathematical music: Fibonacci numbers and the golden section in musical compositions; ...more>>

  42. Mathematics and Operations Research in Industry - Dennis E. Blumenfeld, Debra A. Elkins, and Jeffrey M. Alden, MAA Online
    Students majoring in mathematics might wonder whether they will ever use the mathematics they are learning, once they graduate and get a job. Is any of the analysis, calculus, algebra, numerical methods, combinatorics, math programming, etc. really going ...more>>

  43. Mathematics and Public Policy - Key Issues in Mathematics at The Math Forum
    Math and science organizations with an interest in policy and ethics; articles, reports, and other sites; what's happening in Congress. ...more>>

  44. Mathematics and the WWW - Gene Klotz, The Math Forum
    This 1997 hypertext document by Math Forum Director Gene Klotz outlines his views of the effect of the World Wide Web on mathematics and math education. Although the paper was the basis for a talk given to college mathematicians, it is written for a general ...more>>

  45. Mathematics as a Language - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    An essay defending the language of mathematics, including examples from plain English, linguistics, life sciences, physics and chemistry, and deliberate misuse, and math lingo: a bad meme virus. ...more>>

  46. Mathematics as an Ill-Structured Discipline (Learning and Mathematics) - Lauren Resnick; Math Forum
    In this paper, published in the 1988 book The teaching and assessing of mathematical problem solving, Lauren Resnick of the University of Pittsburgh proposes using everyday language in the classroom, so that students can gain a more conceptual, coherent, ...more>>

  47. Mathematics - Centre for Educational Technology (CET)
    A research and development center for math education. Read descriptions of CET's programs and workbooks, including One, Two and Three (Aahat, Shtayim, Ve Shalosh), for grades K-6; and Visualizing Mathematics, for grades 7-12. Learn about and download ...more>>

  48. Mathematics || Computers (Or Is It &&?) - Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
    As C++ can be a must for engineering students, Java is fast becoming an indispensable tool for future math teachers. The applet provided in this article draws two families of curves: hypocycloids (curves traced by boundary points of a circle rolling without ...more>>

  49. The Mathematics Corner, The Citizen Scientist - George Hrabovsky
    Topics of interest for the amateur mathematician, as well as theory challenges and their answers. Hrabovsky's articles include supporting references in the form of books and web sites. Read back issues of his column, dating to its inception in 2002, which ...more>>

  50. Mathematics Curriculum - North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI)
    The curriculum currently in use in the state of North Carolina. Includes resources on the web (lesson plans, assessment, etc.), and a list of DPI publications searchable by subject area. ...more>>


 
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