Who Needs Religion When You Have Math?

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Edward Tarte Causes Controversy in Seminary School

You can see Part 1 of this video here. [Hemant adds: I know I'm biased about Math, but I love this video from Edward!] [Read more...]

Is This Math Book Bad for Girls?

Danica McKellar (who portrayed Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years) has written her fourth book aiming to make math more accessible for young women. That’s made her both a bestselling author… and one of the more controversial figures in the math education world, given the Cosmo-like feel to her books. Her latest one is called [Read More...]

Why Algebra is Necessary: Rebutting Andrew Hacker

I teach Geometry. I’ve taught it for years. I’ll have two sections of it this year. Probably 65 kids. Every year that I’ve taught the subject, kids have freaked out at the mere mention of the word “Proof.” Without actually knowing what they are or how to do them, they want to give up immediately. [Read More...]

Happy Tau Day, Everyone!

Celebrate! In case you want to know why Pi is wrong, you should read this [Read more...]


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