Mathematics is a way of thinking - how can we best teach it?
What topics should be covered in high school mathematics? What can we learn from advanced math?
How double-entry bookkeeping changed the world
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Summa de Arithmetica - a landmark in the development of the modern world
What is mathematical creativity, how do we develop it, and should we try to measure it? PART 2
What is mathematical creativity, how do we develop it, and should we try to measure it? PART 1
Teaching college-level math to students who grew up in a connected world
To Boldly Go …
Is Math Really Beautiful?
T-assessment: a Bold Suggestion Modestly Advanced
Devlin's Angle, TEACHING & LEARNINGNissa Hiattautomated math assessment, Common Core State Standards, complex performance task, Jo Boaler, Liping Ma, mathematics, mathematics assessment, mathematics learning, Keith Devlin
It's High Time to Re-focus Systemic Mathematics Education - and Change the Way We Assess It
Devlin's Angle, TEACHING & LEARNINGNissa HiattKeith Devlin, Common Core, education, elementary arithmetic, Jo Boaler, Liping Ma, mathematics, mathematics assessment, school arithmetic
How a Fields Medal Led to a Mathematical Roller-coaster Journey
Devlin's Angle, COMMUNICATIONNissa HiattKeith Devlin, Continuum Hypothesis, forcing, mathematics research, Paul Cohen, set theory, undecidability results, Zermelo-Fraenkel axioms, Fields Medal
21st Century Math: The Movie
Cycling Can Be Such a Drag – and Math Can Tell You Exactly How Much
Devlin's Angle, COMMUNITYErica WangKeith Devlin, teaching, mathematics education, Devlin’s Angle, mathematical thinking, problem-solving, rigorous thinking, pre-rigorous thinking, post-rigorous thinking, Terrence Tao, social media in mathematics, problem solving, aerodynamics, wind resistance, bicycle mathematics
Calculation Was the Price We Used to Have to Pay to do Mathematics
Devlin's Angle, COMMUNICATIONErica WangKeith Devlin, teaching, mathematics education, Devlin’s Angle, mathematical thinking, problem-solving, rigorous thinking, pre-rigorous thinking, post-rigorous thinking, Terrence Tao, social media in mathematics
How Today’s Pros Solve Math Problems: Part III
Devlin's Angle, COMMUNICATIONErica WangKeith Devlin, teaching, mathematics education, Devlin’s Angle, mathematical thinking, problem-solving, rigorous thinking, pre-rigorous thinking, post-rigorous thinking, Terrence Tao, social media in mathematics
How Today’s Pros Solve Math Problems: Part II
How Today’s Pros Solve Math Problems: Part 1
Déjà Vu, All Over Again