Mathematician Katie Steckles shows logical solutions to wrapping variously shaped presents. I could’ve used this a few days ago. At some point in the wrapping process I wondered if it’d…
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Mathematical gift wrapping

Pascal’s triangle, not just a stack of numbers
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Teaching math through percussive dance
Malke Rosenfeld uses percussive dance to teach math to her elementary students. The program is called Math in Your Feet. Through learning dance patterns, students also pick up on math…

Beauty of mathematics
Betrand Russell: “Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music.” Yann Pineill and Nicolas…

The Boy Who Loved Math
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdős, written by Deborah Heiligman and illustrated by LeUyen Pham, is a kids’ book on the life of the prolific…

Math and bad drawings
Ben Orlin likes math and teaching. He’s bad at drawing. He has a blog on math and teaching with bad drawings. This blog is about the things I like. It’s…

Teaching math with context and applications
Most of us have gone through the paces of algebra through calculus in high school. I remember lots of problems and fact sheets. Sol Garfunkel and David Mumford imagine a…