George Lucas gives some sound suggestions for education in the 21st century.
Archive for December, 2007
A nostalgic look over 2007 at squareCircleZ.
Even teachers find difficulty listening to talks, and will use their laptops as a welcome distraction. There are lessons in this for education.
Here's a light-hearted introduction to the concepts of trigonometric graphs.
The Crazy Makers explores the dietary reasons why students perform below potential at school and why the rate of emotional crises is increasing.
Some thoughts on Christmas 2007, including what we really should spend our money on.
Dunbar's Number is a theoretical best size for meaningful communities. There are interesting implications for social networking sites like Facebook and also for online education.
Crowd control engineers suggested to the Saudi authorities that ellipse-shaped walls surrounding the 3 stoning pillars would make the annual Hajj more safe.
In this Newsletter:
1. Sine and Cosine Graphs - and why they matter
2. Solution to last month's puzzle
3. New in Interactive Mathematics - more interactives
4. Poll Results - math software
5. New Years' Math
6. Latest from the math blog
What do you think about this University of Washington professor who says the math skills of incoming students is 'abysmal'?
See the blog sitemap for all previous articles.