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One of the benefits of being at a university like Stanford is that we occasionally get the opportunity to see up close the emergence of an amazing mathematical talent—someone who may turn out to be the next Euler or Gauss. Just over 18 months ago, Avril Wan was, to all appearances, just another bright fourteen-year-old living in Taiwan, where her father Yewful Wan runs a large shipping company and her Welsh-born mother Melanie Wan is a university mathematics professor (and a former student of […]

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MrHonner2013-04-02 00:41:50
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Aamzing story of math prodigy Avril Wan, MOOCs, and the competitive world of edtech.

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