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Last night on Twitter Michael Pershan asked me to weigh in on hands-on math learning. The request stemmed from a conversation/debate about the various merits of different ways to learn math. The minute I read the question I knew that my answer was going to be more detailed than a response on Twitter would allow. Here are some of my thoughts on the matter. 1. The discussion reminded me of the "concrete to abstract" conversations which, to me, seem like an especially
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The authors of a 2014 paper in The Scientific World Journal on rock slopes have retracted their article for “erroneous” data. The paper, “Slope Stability Analysis Using Limit Equilibrium Method in Nonlinear Criterion,” came from a group of researchers from institutions including the Changjiang River Scientific Research Institute in Wuhan, and the Key Laboratory of […]The post Slippery slope? Data problems force retraction of landslide paper appeared first on
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Great simple teaching idea from @Ms_Kemp to introduce volume )and incorporate estimation). Great stuff.

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Hassle-free blogging just got even easier.

CardColm tweeted: @CardColm

John H. Conway discusses the dedication of a paper by Gardner & Bourbaki to Erdős which had an unforeseen side effect http://t.co/2jQK7sZArb

2015-04-01 23:24:31

MindAfterMath tweeted: @MindAfterMath

Interactive Tutorial of Dijkstra's Algorithm http://t.co/IGesdRNCNA #compsci #datascience #math #stem #mathchat

2015-04-01 23:11:57

MrHonner tweeted: @MrHonner

Great introduction of @JohnAllenPaulos by @sree.

2015-04-01 23:05:42

MrHonner tweeted: @MrHonner

Just met @JohnAllenPaulos, who was pleased to learn I am not a Twitterbot. @momath1

2015-04-01 23:02:20

gaussianos tweeted: @gaussianos

Coloreando fichas numeradas - #AntologíaGaussiana http://t.co/HjIX6PMunY

2015-04-01 23:00:03

MrHonner tweeted: @MrHonner

2015-04-01 22:53:10

MrHonner tweeted: @MrHonner

RT @tdhopper: MacKay: Points that are uniformly distributed in a sphere in N>>0 dimensions are very likely to be in a thin shell near the s…

2015-04-01 22:52:52

profkeithdevlin tweeted: @profkeithdevlin

RT @GeorgeShiber: Gr8 Rd .@mluebbecke MT @maanow The Importance of #Mathematics in #ComputerScience Education http://t.co/Hp6yAo6F75 by @p…

2015-04-01 22:37:33

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