Archive for January, 2009
Students in East Asian countries (Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong) do better in international math tests than their Western counterparts. Why?
In this Newsletter
1. Maria’s Story
2. IntMath Poll results - Why is math hard for you?
3. Math tips - Learning math formulas
4. Chinese New Year
5. From the math blog
6. Final thought - Effort and Outcomes
Maria was a brilliant mathematician in an age when that was a problem.
Can 0^0 possibly have 2 values? This, like a few other math "facts", turns out to be controversial.
Some thoughts on a significant day — for the world.
A reader asks what partial derivatives are all about.
It’s official. Be a mathematician and enjoy the "best job in America".
A reader from Lesotho asks how to engage math students.
See the blog sitemap for all previous articles.