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Garrett Eastman

Developing a 21st Century Global Library for Mathematics Research - 3 views

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    "Developing a 21st Century Global Library for Mathematics Research discusses how information about what the mathematical literature contains can be formalized and made easier to express, encode, and explore. Many of the tools necessary to make this information system a reality will require much more than indexing and will instead depend on community input paired with machine learning, where mathematicians' expertise can fill the gaps of automatization. This report proposes the establishment of an organization; the development of a set of platforms, tools, and services; the deployment of an ongoing applied research program to complement the development work; and the mobilization and coordination of the mathematical community to take the first steps toward these capabilities. The report recommends building on the extensive work done by many dedicated individuals under the rubric of the World Digital Mathematical Library, as well as many other community initiatives. Developing a 21st Century Global Library for Mathematics envisions a combination of machine learning methods and community-based editorial effort that makes a significantly greater portion of the information and knowledge in the global mathematical corpus available to researchers as linked open data through a central organizational entity-referred to in the report as the Digital Mathematics Library. This report describes how such a library might operate - discussing development and research needs, role in facilitating discover and interaction, and establishing partnerships with publishers."
Garrett Eastman

Language key to learning math - 11 views

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    "An assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside Graduate School of Education has shown that a reading comprehension technique helps non-native English speakers in elementary school learn math."
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Adaptive Interaction Design for Online Mathematics Education: The Way of the Game - 5 views

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    Abstract: "Together, brain science and learning design inform Adaptive Interaction Design (AID), a technique for curriculum planning and development. Mathematics is a particular case in which AID can help. The Way of the Game is vital to learning design. There are many definitions of "game." Here, we mean game to be the means by which spontaneous play becomes responsible learning. That innovative games figure as the centerpiece of many 21st century curricula is no accident. Games are a critical element in modern theories of learning design especially when related to insights from neuroscience and online learning/teaching methods. But beyond simple gamification, can games provide the disruptive transformation to mathematics education that is required to effect substantive and sustainable improvement? Can we game the educational system to ensure students' success in mathematics? To find out, we will look at the AID process and two sample products for the development of mathematical thinking and practice based on the Way of the Game."
Garrett Eastman

Visions of Infinity: The Great Mathematical Problems - 5 views

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    Written in 2013 by Ian Stewart, an overview of mathematical problems that influence our lives and continue to challenge mathematicians.
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Mondrian Meets Euclid: An Eccentric Victorian Mathematician's Masterwork of Art and Sci... - 4 views

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    Profile of a reissue of Elements of Euclid with colored designs and graphics by Oliver Byrne, 19th century engineer and mathematician
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Math Is Beautiful - 5 views

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    "Beauty of Mathematics" from Parachutes.TV "showing the mathematics of different phenomena in equation, visualization, and realization. "
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Hurray for Fermat and Wiles!: A Bibliographic Essay on the Modern Literature Pertaining... - 1 views

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    This article traverses the journey (through literature) towards the solution of Fermat's Last Theorem
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Imagery: A Key to Understanding Math - 9 views

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    Using mathematical images and visualization in teaching
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Babies' Intuition for Numbers Predicts Later Skill at Math - 1 views

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    "If a 6-month-old can distinguish between 20 dots and 10 dots, she's more likely to be a good at math in preschool. That's the conclusion of a new study, which finds that part of our proficiency at addition and subtraction may simply be something we're born with."
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Flooved - 7 views

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    Growing open educational resources platform featuring online texts in maths and physics (so far!)
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Why Kids Take On Adults' Math Anxiety - 7 views

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    Article discusses the effect of subtle messages communicated to children through adults' anxiety about math and science abilities
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Interlocked Coins Form Complex Geometric Sculptures - 3 views

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    Several photos of Robert Wexler's work, also featured in the recent Money issue of the New Yorker.
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iPads: Improving numeracy in the early years - 2 views

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    Concludes from research studies involving five-year-old school children in Dubai that iPads help improve numeracy learning in young children as well as increase motivation through "kinaesthetic and play-based learning":"
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Book Review: Love and Math - 3 views

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    2013 memoir by Edward Frenkel chronicling his journey from the Soviet Union (where he was prevented from studying at Moscow State University) to teaching at Harvard and University of California, and the role and centrality of mathematics in his life. Subtitled the Heart of Hidden Reality
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Looking For Real-World Math Problems? Try Google Earth! - 8 views

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    Highlights "Real World Math," lessons based on Google Earth focusing on students in grades 5-10
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A Smart Way To Engage Math-Haters - 13 views

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    An approach with high school students that combines problem solving and skill building
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Americans Grade Math as the Most Valuable School Subject - 1 views

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    After an 11-year interval math still tops the overall poll, though results vary by gender, educational attainment and political ideology
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Integrating Writing into Mathematics Classroom to Increase Students' Problem Solving Sk... - 7 views

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    Abstract: "Middle school students lack efficient problem solving skills due to several factors. The writing
    process has been linked to the development of students' problem solving skills. The present study
    investigated the impact of the writing process on the mathema
    tical problem solving skills for middle
    grades students. N = 96 students participated in a six weeks, after school STEM program, and they
    were randomly assigned into two groups: one focused on the writing process with mathematical
    problem solving and the o
    ther on homework/high stakes test preparation with mathematical
    problem solving. In this quantitative study, the results provide evidence that the students from the
    writing process group were more likely to generate and apply better problem solving skills
    as
    compared to the control group. This study further contributes to the support and importance of
    integrating different subjects across the generalized learning realm"
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