Today's annoucement of results from the annual PDK/Gallup poll on public education reveals troubling news about Common Core. The poll, conducted by Gallup and Phi Delta Kappa International (PDK), measures the attitudes of Americans toward public schools, both in their communities and nationally. The results show that, overall, the public is satisfied with their neighborhood schools, but are less so nationally, with 51 percent giving schools a C. Tags:  Common Core, standards, STEM &
joining some of your inspirational fellow teachers online by blogging or
tweeting,” writes John Golden in the latest post of the Mathematics Teaching
in the Middle School blog, “Blogarithm:Standards of Mathematical Practice in the Middle Grades.” Read about his “FANTASTIC!!!” experience at Twitter Math Camp, July 23–27, in Jenks, Oklahoma.
I'll be speaking at the annual NCTM conference in Boston next April. Also as has been my custom for the last 10 years I'm planning to preview all the technology related sessions in Boston. (See last year's tech preview of the New Orleans NCTM conference.)
Here's a description of my session:
Title: Inside a Dynamic Math 2.0 Classroom
Description: The Internet, cloud computing and portable devices are making inroads into the classroom. What does a Web 2.0 based classroom involving […]
While big data and analytics have garnered massive attention in the corporate world and mainstream media over the last several years, many university business departments and professors are still struggling with how to best teach a subject many of them have relatively little experience with. To make things more complicated
----------------------------------------------------------------------------Please distribute(Apologies for cross posting)----------------------------------------------------------------------------CALL FOR PAPERSEvoMUSART 2015http://www.evostar.org/2015/cfp_evomusart.php4th International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically InspiredMusic, Sound, Art and DesignApril 2015, Copenhagen, DenmarkPart of evo* 2015evo*:
**** Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this message ****========================================================================CALL FOR PAPERS - DEADLINE APPROACHINGNetSys 20152nd International Conference on Networked Systemshttp://www.netsys2015.comCottbus, Germany, March 9-13, 2015========================================================================The Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys 2015) provides aninternational forum for engineers and scientists in academia,
You can see STEM popping up in many popular places these days, and we hope it's a trend that continues because it seems to be causing a shift in the mindset that enjoying subjects like alegbra and physics makes you "uncool."Tags:  women & girls, science, math, video
Solution at the bottom of this page.Like this problem? Try our Contest Problem Book series!Curriculum Inspirations is a collection of resources for Middle and High School Math Teachers that demonstrate practical ways to engage students in the lively exploration of mathematics and mathematical thinking using problems from America’s longest-running and most successful mathematics competition. Developed by James Tanton, these resources include Ten Problem Solving Strategy Essays and
In this investigation students calculate the percentage of the U.S. population (current and historically) that are enrolled in K-12 schools. They are asked to draw conclusions from these variations. Finally, they use their calculations to predict the number of enrolled…Read more →
We enjoyed Manjul Bhargava's Fields medal lecture so much we wanted to share it with you!
When Manjul Bhargava gave his Fields medal lecture at the 2014
International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul on Saturday, a rare and
exciting thing happened: everyone in the audience was able to
understand it, even
5909 = 19 x 311.5909 is 13425 in base 8. It is 3505 in base 12.5909 is the largest number whose base 8 representation does not contain any digit more than once and that is not divisible by any of its base 8 digits (A114342).5909 is the number of symmetric plane partitions of 32 (A005987).Source: OEIS
Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to CONTENT 2015.
The submission deadline is October 28, 2014.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to one of the IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org
============== CONTENT 2015 | Call for Papers ===============
CALL FOR PAPERS,
Martin Grötschel. Image: TU Berlin/Pressestelle/Ulrich DahlListen to our interview with Martin Grötschelread more
As we attempt to close our overstuffed suitcases for the flight home,
we are very pleased that Plus too is overflowing with goodies from
this years International Congress of
Mathematicians in Seoul.
"Ingenuity", "far reaching vision", "unerring sense", "deep
curiosity" — and best of all,
"extraordinary creativity". These are some of the words that have been
used to praise this year's Fields medallists at the International
Congress of Mathematicians (ICM). These words aren't specific to maths. They
could be used to describe anyone whose work is about discovery and
beauty; writers, poets, or musicians for example. If there has
been one overarching theme at this ICM, it's just how
Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
University of Newcastle, Australia
Academic Level B - $84,700 to $100,582 per annum
Applications close on Monday 22nd September 2014.
Outstanding candidates with expertise in the broad area of Operations
Research will be considered.
Further details about the position and application process are
available at the following
Manjul Bhargava (centre) with Plus editors Rachel and Marianne
Manjul Bhargava received a Fields Medal at this year's International Congress of Mathematicians, one of the highest honours in mathematics.Listen to our interview with Manjul Bhargavaread more