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Victor Dominocielo: Mathematics and Homeopathy - Noozhawk

Victor Dominocielo: Mathematics and Homeopathy
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I know a math and chemistry teacher who consulted a homeopath. The teacher naturally asked the homeopath how homeopathy worked.
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A little applied mathematics in considering levels of dilution commonly used in Homeopathy.  Other than that very little maths content here.

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A new coloring book highlights the visual beauty of mathematics

A new coloring book highlights the visual beauty of mathematics | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

“Patterns of the Universe” uses mathematical equations and images to create unique patterns for coloring.

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A nice reminder that mathematics is not all about numbers.

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Tweet from @ValaAfshar

Tweet from @ValaAfshar | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry. —Stephen Hawking https://t.co/IEbY4mpPaP

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Just a pretty picture and a good quote!

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Becoming a Math Person

Becoming a Math Person | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

We’ve all seen it happen to a child confronting long division, or a teenager grappling with geometry. We’ve even done it ourselves.

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Changing Self perception in Mathematics

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Can You Tell Mathematics from Poetry? Take the Quiz to Find out

Can You Tell Mathematics from Poetry? Take the Quiz to Find out | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
"_______ is the ______ of logical ideas"—Albert Einstein. Do the words "mathematics" or "poetry" fill those blanks?
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How Evolution Gave Us Mathematics - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

How Evolution Gave Us Mathematics - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
THIS IS MY RESPONSE TO THE EDGE QUESTION OF A FEW YEARS BACK: WHAT SCIENTIFIC IDEA IS READY FOR RETIREMENT?
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A thoughful piece by gregory benford questioning the links between utility beuty and mathematics.

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Mathematics and the Hidden Cost of Intellectual Poverty

Mathematics and the Hidden Cost of Intellectual Poverty - Social Entrepreneurs of the Year - Medium
Wide differences in mathematical achievement among students appear to be natural: In every school in every country, only…
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Lots of dodgy logic in the meat of the article, but the contention that ignorance of maths is a socially unacceptable cost remains valid.

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Girls lack self-confidence in maths and science problems, study finds

Girls lack self-confidence in maths and science problems, study finds | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
OECD study suggests school performance could be boosted by parents encouraging girls to consider careers involving subjects such as engineering
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Differences are cultural, not intrinsic.

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Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation, by Michael ... - Times Higher Education

Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation, by Michael ... - Times Higher Education | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Tony Mann discovers the charisma of mathematicians
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Maths is not for everyone, but it has its pleasures

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Multicultural Adamstown school ‘very proud to be inclusive’

Multicultural Adamstown school  ‘very proud to be inclusive’ | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Students of St John the Evangelist National School come from all over the world, from different backgrounds and religions
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Ireland still has to rise to the chalenge of achieving effective school integration

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“You Won't Believe What They Said in Class Today”: Professors’ Reflections on Student Resistance in Multicultural Education Courses

“You Won't Believe What They Said in Class Today”: Professors’ Reflections on Student Resistance in Multicultural Education Courses | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
(2014). “You Won't Believe What They Said in Class Today”: Professors’ Reflections on Student Resistance in Multicultural Education Courses. Multicultural Perspectives: Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 93-98.
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No maths here, but a readable article on Multi-Cultural perspectives in the USA.

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Nature by Numbers - Aeon Video

Nature by Numbers - Aeon Video | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
In this 4-minute documentary, the elegance of mathematics meets the breathtaking complexity of the natural world.
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Good production values in this video.

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Mathematics/Physics Student Creates 3D Printed Puzzle of Trefoil Knot, Catches ... - 3DPrint.com

Mathematics/Physics Student Creates 3D Printed Puzzle of Trefoil Knot, Catches ... - 3DPrint.com | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Senior year of high school, I made room for drama in my class schedule by dropping from the track of honors math courses (Calculus? no, thanks!) I'd been taking
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An interesting combination of technologies and software to achieve something interesting.

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ShotCaller: Mathematics - Nylon Calculus

ShotCaller: Mathematics - Nylon Calculus | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
A moderately thorough statistical breakdown of the first four ShotCaller Carmelo Anthony predictions
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This is multi-cultural if you are a non American!

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I no longer understand my PhD dissertation (and what this means for Mathematics Education)

I no longer understand my PhD dissertation (and what this means for Mathematics Education) | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

Earlier this week I read through my PhD dissertation. My research was in an area of Pure Mathematics called Functional A…

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A nice piece pondering what it meant for the author to study mathematics at a high level. Its work noting that the author has gone on into teaching.

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The Mathematics of Misogyny in America: Third World Status - Stupidparty Math v. Myth

The Mathematics of Misogyny in America: Third World Status - Stupidparty Math v. Myth | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

The U.N. plans to present a report on misogyny in the U.S. to the Human Rights Council in June. Misogyny is not only prevalent in the U.S., it is supported.

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Low Level stats, but could be good for a class discussion, as it raises a lot of cultural issues and assumptions.

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Right Relevance : Influencers, Articles and Conversations

Right Relevance : Influencers, Articles and Conversations | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

Inspirations from Maths https://t.co/7WizXkrNyl https://t.co/EhtnYn89Dz

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A new platform which could be of interest

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From triangles to computer graphics

From triangles to computer graphics | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Beautiful mathematics often turns out to be useful mathematics, write Joan Licata and Anthony Licata.
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A gentle piece on the unexpected applicability of abstract mathematics

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The Lady Gaga of French Mathematicians Comes Stateside - The New Yorker

The Lady Gaga of French Mathematicians Comes Stateside - The New Yorker | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Is America ready for Cédric Villani’s mathematical evangelism?
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Worth reading, even if only for this quote: "“If you only teach stuff that is useful, then what do we need to teach in school? Not much.” "

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Devlin's Angle: The Importance of Mathematics Courses in Computer Science Education

Devlin's Angle: The Importance of Mathematics Courses in Computer Science Education | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Devlin's Angle: The Importance of Mathematics Courses in Computer ... http://t.co/DA6URcPHdT
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Devlin asever pushes you to think about what maths is, and What it should be.  

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One ring to rule them all: adventures in pure mathematics - The Wellesley News

One ring to rule them all: adventures in pure mathematics - The Wellesley News | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
The Wellesley News
One ring to rule them all: adventures in pure mathematics
The Wellesley News
What exactly does a mathematician do?
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Making the point that there is more to maths than numeracy and algorithmic precision.  

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Ethnomathematics: Challenging Eurocentrism in Mathematics Education (Suny Series, Reform in Mathematics Education)

Ethnomathematics: Challenging Eurocentrism in Mathematics Education (Suny Series, Reform in Mathematics Education) | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Ethnomathematics: Challenging Eurocentrism in Mathematics Education (Suny Series, Reform in Mathematics Education) Offer Price $25.28 ISBN:0791433528 Authors .
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Apart from the content its a book cover making an interestion point

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The mathematical formula for love - BBC News

The mathematical formula for love - BBC News | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Looking for the ideal partner or wondering if your relationship will last? Hannah Fry, author of The Mathematics of Love, says three things make the magic formula.
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Applying maths to the universal human problem of 1+1 = 2., Hannah Fry's work on the maths behind good relationships.

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MathsCasts: Algebra and Number Theory - MathsCasts | Mathematics | #Mathematics #collection

MathsCasts: Algebra and Number Theory - MathsCasts | Mathematics | #Mathematics #collection | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Collections | Top Collections - Everything you need to teach everything. And it's all free.: MathsCasts: Algebra and Number Theory - MathsCasts | Mathematics | #Mathematics #collection
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I threw this one up because I want to look at it later. It looks interesting, and seems to link to larger set of resources.

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Blowing up the pokies using simple mathematics - The New Daily

Blowing up the pokies using simple mathematics - The New Daily | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
New treatment explains how simple maths means you can never win big on a poker machine
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An alternative approach to a very serious addiction.

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Indians Predated Newton 'Discovery' By 250 Years, Scholars Say

Indians Predated Newton 'Discovery' By 250 Years, Scholars Say | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
A little known school of scholars in southwest India discovered one of the founding principles of modern mathematics hundreds of years before Newton -- according to new research.
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This came out of research for a forthcoming third edition of the book:

'The Crest of the Peacock: the Non-European Roots of Mathematics'  Princeton University Press.  What is of interest here is that the knowledge may have got back into Europe via the Jesuits, before Leibnitz and Newton did their thing.

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