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Author:Manan Shah
Description: 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 out a teaching style — the instructor's dilemma"; "Student presentations — Dos and Don'ts"; "Memorize or Melt — Trig Identities"; "The Monte Carlo Method — A Light Overview"; "Programming, Probability, and the Modern Mathematics Classroom — Exercises Part 1"; and "Lies, Damn Lies, and Logarithms." A PhD with research focus on mortgage valuation, Monte Carlo methods, and estimation of various discrepancy measures, Shah has years of experience in real estate finance, gaming, and gambling.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Web-Based Discussions
Math Topics: Probability, Statistics, Stochastic Processes
Math Ed Topics: Problem-Solving, Specific Math Concepts/Techniques, Teaching Styles/Practices, Technology in Math Ed, Common Core, Public Understanding of Math

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