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Women should embrace Mathematics —Ajimobi - Nigerian Tribune

Women should embrace Mathematics —Ajimobi Nigerian Tribune Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said that Nigerian women have every right, duty and responsibility to be in Mathematics because it is a compulsory tool for solving problems at all...
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It is not every science graduate that can teach Mathematics. There is no misery in Mathematics. It is very simple and logical. It is the mindset that makes Mathematics different. People put fear of Mathematics in people,” she added.

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Using mathematics to hunt for computer errors – scilog

Using mathematics to hunt for computer errors – scilog | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
RT @FWF_at: New on #scilog: Using #mathematics to hunt for computer errors, project-of-the-week by @ISTAustria https://t.co/BVX30QVDRy http…
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The mathematics of coffee extraction: Searching for the ideal brew

The mathematics of coffee extraction: Searching for the ideal brew | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Composed of over 1,800 chemical components, coffee is one of the most widely-consumed drinks in the world.
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A bigger splash: The mathematics of spilling beer

A bigger splash: The mathematics of spilling beer | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Next time, ask for your pint in 'minute straw shapes'
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Maths indicates that Triangular straws Might not retain Beer when lying down! Experiment required! #Beer
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Tweet from @blackv3nus

Tweet from @blackv3nus | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Mathematics. https://t.co/KqycpXDhnt
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Unwrapping Students’ Ideas about Fractions - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Unwrapping Students’ Ideas about Fractions - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Sandwiching formative assessment items and instruction can yield insight into why students use particular strategies or notation.
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A simple example, talking students through sharing sandwiches. Understanding fractions.
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Modeling With Mathematics

Modeling With Mathematics | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
These new videos focus on mathematical models - a way for students, in this case younger students, to identify and solve mathematical problems in the world.
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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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A53 Mathematics : The relation between the Egg and the Golden Ratio

A53 Mathematics : The relation between the Egg and the Golden Ratio | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
A53 Mathematics : The relation between the Egg and the Golden Ratio https://t.co/TvQaEmwpIS
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Breakfast has never been this technical
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Driverless cars plus mathematics could equal the end of traffic jams

Driverless cars plus mathematics could equal the end of traffic jams | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Being stuck in miles of halted traffic is not a relaxing way to start or finish a summer holiday.
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Liniers: Argentine fifth tier club are told to fix their wonky pitch

Liniers: Argentine fifth tier club are told to fix their wonky pitch | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
A club in Argentina have been ordered to fix the wonky pitch they have been playing on for almost 30 years.
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A little applied geometry required here!
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How Does a Mathematician's Brain Differ from That of a Mere Mortal?

How Does a Mathematician's Brain Differ from That of a Mere Mortal? | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Processing high-level math concepts uses the same neural networks as the basic math skills a child is born with
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The insight here, is that the same nonverbal areas of the brain are active in both advanced and basic math
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A mind-bending atlas of all the weirdest sh*t in mathematics is now online

A mind-bending atlas of all the weirdest sh*t in mathematics is now online | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
A document of the most amazing ideas in science.
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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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