Someone asked me a question about kindergarten mathHello! Is there a placement test to see if a child is ready for 1A? We went over the kindergarten review and she did well with that, but I'd hate for her to get started and then discouraged. Is there a kindergarten curriculum that you'd recommend? My goal has been to not do anything formal for kindergarten math, but she wants it and is ready. Thanks!That is indeed a valid concern. Sometimes children start with Math Mammoth 1-A and there's one […]
The Canadian who reinvented mathematics: Sandro Contenta:Langlands, a Canadian, is one of the world’s great mathematicians. His universe is the outer limits of pure mathematics, a rarefied realm where abstract objects exist, infinity is corralled and symmetry reigns.
The recent vernal equinox brings not only more sunshine to my day outside of my classroom, but to the time I spend within. Shortly after setting my clocks back an hour, former students of mine started to descend upon our … Continue reading →
These last five weeks I have been traveling every week while trying to juggle my teaching, research, and family responsibilities. Thankfully I have successfully fulfilled all my teaching and service responsibilities! Even if this meant almost no sleep, I was … Continue reading →
*George W. Hart, Sculpture `The introduction of the cipher 0 or the group concept was general nonsense too, and mathematics was more or less stagnating for thousands of years because nobody was around to take such childish steps ...'.in a letter in 1982 to Ronald Brown The 87th day of the year; the sum of the squares of the first four primes is 87. \(87 = 2^2 + 3^2 + 5^2 + 7^2 \) 87 = 3 * 29, \(87^2 + 3^2 + 29^2 and 87^2 - 3^2 - 29^2 \)are both primesAmong Australian cricket players, it […]