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Everyone knows March is the month when Pi Day happens, but March 14th isn’t the only math-y thing that goes on in March. On your spring break enjoy some March related recreational mathematics. THE OSCARS Here’s how the winners get selected, an interesting application...read more
What is your current job/career? I’m the cofounder of a software company (Coursetune) in the ed-tech sector. I am the CEO, but spend a lot of my time working on product development. On the side, I teach a math course for a local college and do some speaking at...read more
Remember being amazed by rainbows? Wondering how they formed? Wanting to find the end of the rainbow and the elusive pot of gold? From cereal boxes, to YouTube Viral videos, to bagels, rainbows continue to delight us. But how are rainbows formed and how did it they...read more
We appreciate the faculty who shared their favorite teaching tips with us at our booth at AMATYC November 2017. Take a look at these classic tips. Strive for excellence but remember that you grow from failures. - Rockward Don’t just reach out to struggling students....read more
Did you know that there is a National Museum of Mathematics? MO Math is just that. Housed on 26th street in NYC, this museum has something for all ages and skill levels. There are a variety of programs for children (Expansions) as well as adults. You can take an in...read more
It’s that time again; the Winter Olympics are here! How can we tie the Olympic spirit to mathematics? Share the spirit of math competitions! There is an international competition for high school students each July called the International Mathematical Olympiad. The...read more
Pi day is just around the corner. This month we jump-start your Pi engines with some puzzles and ideas for celebrating Pi day. Since 2013 Nasa has issued a Pi Day Challenge of four questions based on actual problems that Jet Propulsion Laboratory Scientist have...read more
According to a Pew Research Study in 2015, 15% of American adults have used an online dating app, a 4% jump from 2013. Algorithms rule online dating apps, but can math predict love? Turns out it depends on who you ask. Mathematician Hannah Fry says math can help you...read more
Precalculus courses take a variety of different appearances depending on the institution. From two semester Algebra- Trigonometry sequences, to one semester all in one sequence, to one semester function courses. For some students precalculus will be a terminal course...read more
As part of Black History Month we highlight some great resources for information on past and present black mathematicians. The blog Mathematically Gifted and Black features a new mathematician each day for the month of February....read more