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Decline of Canadian students’ math skills the fault of ‘discovery learning’: C.D. Howe Institute: Moira MacDonald: Canadian students’ math skills have been on a decade-long decline because rote learning was replaced by discovery-based methods that promoted multiple strategies and estimations, according to a new report that calls for a return to tradition.Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
The Nutty Professor: Tim Chartier: Logan Cyrus:Tim Chartier is a mathematician and a mime. Students fill auditoriums around the country to see him put on a clown nose and use toilet plungers to illustrate the concept of a remainder, or wrestle with an imaginary rope to discuss the concept of infinity. In April, the Davidson College professor performed in a mime show at the National Mall for the first National Math Festival. Here, he shares his thoughts about the poetry of math, the illness that
Explaining a Cornerstone of Game Theory: John Nash’s Equilibrium: Kenneth Chang:Dr. Nash did not invent game theory; the mathematician John von Neumann did the pioneering work to establish the field in the first half of the 20th century. But Dr. Nash extended the analysis beyond zero-sum, I-win-you-lose types of games to more complex situations in which all of the players could gain, or all could lose.