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KnightsofImhotepLibrary: Ethnomathematics _ Challenging ...

KnightsofImhotepLibrary: Ethnomathematics _ Challenging ... | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

This site seems legitemate, and allows you to download a copy of the following book on ethnomathematics. Powell, Arthur B. (Editor); Frankenstein, Marilyn (Editor). Ethnomathematics : Challenging Eurocentrism in Mathematics Education.

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Women in the violent world of mathematics « Mathematics under the ...

Women in the violent world of mathematics « Mathematics under the ... | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

This blog post discuses the culture of different fields of maths, proposing an model of colaborative rather than competitave discourse.

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Mathematics is the loom upon which God weaves the...

Mathematics is the loom upon which God weaves the... | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Mathematics is the loom upon which God weaves the fabric of the universe.
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Zeeaall Zeeooll: ETHNOMATHEMATICS ACROSS MULTICULTURE ...

Zeeaall Zeeooll: ETHNOMATHEMATICS ACROSS MULTICULTURE ... | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

Prof. Marcus du Sautoy visits China and explores how mathematics helped build imperial China and was at the heart of such amazing feats of engineering as the Great Wall. He discovers the first use of a decimal place ...

This is a blog entry written by someone for whom english may not be the first language, however reading this, and looking at the underlying experience forms a good example of multicultural mathematics in itself."

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Mathematics Survey » Blog Archive » Math and Design

Mathematics Survey » Blog Archive » Math and Design | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Those who are creative often shy away from math. This is partly the fault of many education systems around the world that at an early age make young people choose between the humanities and the sciences.
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An Equation That Predicts The Length Of Celebrity Marriages | Centives

An Equation That Predicts The Length Of Celebrity Marriages | Centives | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Using mathematics to predict which #celebrity marriages will last: http://t.co/5AuFWQfC...
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qotd. oddly pertinent to mathematics.

qotd. oddly pertinent to mathematics. | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
There’s no sense in being precise when you don’t even know what you’re talking about. — John von Neumann (qotd.
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Article: Identifying and describing the knowledge needed by teachers of mathematics

Article: Identifying and describing the knowledge needed by teachers of mathematics | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

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This editorial is my final contribution to the Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education as an editor. I have been an associate editor for 5 years and editor for over 3 years. 

Editors note, you can get to the full article by following the links.

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Andrew Nestler's Guide to Mathematics and Mathematicians on The Simpsons

Andrew Nestler's Guide to Mathematics and Mathematicians on The Simpsons | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Guide to Mathematics and Mathematicians on The Simpsons.
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Mathematics Proves That Mario Games Are Difficult - Nintendo Life

Mathematics Proves That Mario Games Are Difficult - Nintendo Life | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Nintendo LifeMathematics Proves That Mario Games Are DifficultNintendo LifeThe study also claims to have proven that mathematical problems can actually be recreated in a Mario level, and if the gamer beats a customised level they've actually completed...
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Up in arms over revision books - Malaysia Star

Up in arms over revision books - Malaysia Star | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Up in arms over revision booksMalaysia StarBy WINNIE YEOH GEORGE TOWN: Parents are distressed over the lack of revision books for Mathematics and Science in the English language for their children here.
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Sage: Open Source Mathematics Software

Sage: Open Source Mathematics Software | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Sage: Open Source Mathematics Software http://t.co/mqRMO1J8...
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Speech: Brian Schmidt's mathematical argument

Speech: Brian Schmidt's mathematical argument | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
MATHEMATICS is a uniquely powerful toolbox of humanity. Unlike other things, mathematics is logically self-consistent and things are either right or wrong. (Agreed!
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Mathematics Movement | Mathematics Learning

Srinivas Ramanujan, the great Indian mathematician, occupies a unique position in history of mathematics. Despite of all challenges, he rose to be one of the most outstanding creative mathematicians of modern times.
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DJ /Rupture Hacks Western Musical Institutions

DJ /Rupture Hacks Western Musical Institutions | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it

Once you have established the connection between Music and mathematics, we then have a cultural landscape. This blog post is about making that landscape multi cultural. Sufi Plug Ins give audio software a multicultural twist (RT @SPINmagazine: DJ /Rupture hacks Western musical institutions: how Sufi Plug Ins give audio software a multicultural twist http://t.co/y9GDUvJU...)...

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TEDxNYED: Creativity and Mathematics « Mr Honner

TEDxNYED: Creativity and Mathematics « Mr Honner | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Here is the video of my talk at this year's TEDxNYED conference. My talk was on Creativity and Mathematics. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yqmbJc3xWA Mathematics is an inherently creative process. Students and ...
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87th Carnival of Mathematics | Random Walks

87th Carnival of Mathematics | Random Walks | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
The 87th Carnival of Mathematics has arrived!! Here's a simple computation for you: What is the sum of the squares of the first four prime numbers? That's right, it's Good job. Now, onto the carnival.
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Your ability to imagine a number line may not be hardwired after all - io9

Your ability to imagine a number line may not be hardwired after all - io9 | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Eureka! Science NewsYour ability to imagine a number line may not be hardwired after allio9For years, scientists who study our basic mathematical intuitions believed the number-line concept to be inborn.
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Checksum Discovered In DNA (The Mathematics Of DNA)

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Imagine that someone gives you a mystery novel with an entire page ripped out.
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Springer and EMS call on mathematical community to contribute to articles on ... - Knowledgespeak

Springer and EMS call on mathematical community to contribute to articles on ...KnowledgespeakSTM publisher Springer Science+Business Media and the European Mathematical Society (EMS) partnered to transform the Encyclopedia of Mathematics(EoM) into...
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@mrinal Mathematics for Computer Science http://t.co/7U8PzUZS > Holey Moley Mrinal, that's an 800 page document!! A math for computer science text from MIT
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Nation Universities and Unhelpful Policies (Two) - AllAfrica.com

Nation Universities and Unhelpful Policies (Two) - AllAfrica.com | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Nation Universities and Unhelpful Policies (Two)AllAfrica.comIn fact, I was so moved that I had to go and confront the principal of the school, and it was then I learnt that almost every school in Nigeria is now operating this policy as a fallout ...
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The Movie Math Quiz Part 2 - Spiked Math

The Movie Math Quiz Part 2 - Spiked Math | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
The Movie Math Quiz Part 2 - Spiked Math Comic - A daily math webcomic meant to entertain and humor the geek in you... (RT @qikipedia: Can you guess the movie from the mathematics?
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The mathematical equation that caused the banks to crash - The Guardian

The mathematical equation that caused the banks to crash - The Guardian | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
The mathematical equation that caused the banks to crashThe GuardianIn the ensuing panic, taxpayers were forced to pick up the bill, but that was politics, not mathematical economics.
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FASHEMATICS!!!

FASHEMATICS!!! | Multi Cultural Mathematics education | Scoop.it
Some fashion mathematics - really great images from artist/graphic designer Jonathan Zawada.
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