Math After-Hours: Lighten up & LOL

Every once in a while it’s fun to let your students see math in the real world, but math that is wrong, very wrong is a reminder that they too can help improve the world when they catch these math FAILS! Shop: Great for final exam day to have sitting on your desk!  Or...

Math News: The Langlands Program

Last month Robert Langlands won one of math’s post prestigious prizes, The Abel Award, for his life’s work on what is known as the Langlands Program.  The Program’s inception occurred in 1967 when Langlands wrote to Andre¢ Weil regarding a new approach to mathematics...
March MATH-ness is Here!

March MATH-ness is Here!

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...

Math & The Olympics: Let the Games Begin!

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...

Ready, Set, Pi Day!

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...