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Author:Peter Ash
Description: Musings on doing and teaching mathematics, book reviews, and math problems both elementary and advanced from the creator of Cambridge Math Learning. Blog posts, which date back to August of 2007, include "Very Proper Fractions"; "Physical Models for Non-Euclidean Geometry"; "Duck, Duck, Goose"; "Beliefs about Teaching"; "A Surprising Probability Result"; "Lattice triangles and tetrahedrons"; "Lockhart's Lament"; "Why do students have such trouble with quantifers?"; "Algorithms Meet Art Puzzles & Magic"; "Poincare's Prize"; "Ladder against a wall (Part II)"; "A formula for weighted totals"; "The buckling train track"; "More on Ordering a Multiset"; "Teaching Partial Fractions"; "Curriculum for Overcoming Math Anxiety Course"; and "Why do clocks move clockwise?"

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Internet-Based Projects, Recreations
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Arithmetic/Early Math, Problem-Solving, Calculus (Single Variable), Calculus (Multivariable), Discrete Math, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Non-Euclidean Geometry, Number Theory, Probability
Math Ed Topics: Specific Math Concepts/Techniques

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