Category Archives: Announcement

Announcements

Note: The Math for Love newsletter does not usually get posted on the blog. If you’d like to sign up, enter your name and email in the sidebar. Here are the announcements from our last one. A Coin Problem I’ve … Continue reading

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Exciting Times!

These are exciting times at Math for Love! Our Teacher Circles have been seeing great results, and we’re gearing up for our spring session. Meanwhile, the Julia Robinson Festival is coming up on April 28, and we’ve already got 158 … Continue reading

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A mathematical opportunity for elementary teachers

We’ve got an exciting prospect in the works for elementary school teachers. This year, we’ll be offering professional development in mathematics in the form of Teacher Circles. Starting in October, these weekly gatherings will be places for 2nd-5th grade teachers … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton Teaches Arithmetic, Plus Exciting News on abc

Last week was a very big week for mathematics. First of all, Bill Clinton made arithmetic the centerpiece of his speech at the DNC. While it may not be new to let arithmetic affect policy, it has been absent from … Continue reading

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What if?

Take note: Randall Munroe, the genius behind xkcd.com, has launched a new public service: people ask questions, and he answers on Tuesday. You have to see it to understand how amazing this is: his answers are funny, illuminating, and totally … Continue reading

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We’ve tied the knot!

We’ve been MIA for the last two months, but I promise you, there’s a very good reason for it. And here it is: Katherine and I got married this summer. So, we’ve officially put the Love in Math for Love. … Continue reading

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Julia Robinson Festival Retrospective

It was the culmination of a lot of work, and now it’s over. The conclusion: Seattle’s first Julia Robinson Festival was amazing. We had 150 students and 50 volunteers working on compelling activities for almost three hours followed by the … Continue reading

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Best of the Blog!

Check out the new Best of the Blog page! It’s a place to find some of our favorite lessons, videos, commentary and inspiration since we’ve been writing here. For those in readers, the full link is here: http://mathforlove.com/best-of-the-blog/. Tweet This … Continue reading

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Juggling and Mathematics: Nickolai Pirak at Julia Robinson Festival

Looking for another reason to sign up for the Julia Robinson Math Festival, happening this Sunday, March 18? http://mathforlove.com/julia-robinson-festival/register/ Nickolai Pirak is a professional juggler from Seattle who will be giving a presentation at the festival on the relationship between … Continue reading

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Robinson Center Class Registration Open Today!

We are expanding our class offerings at the Robinson Center, with Saturday classes now available for students K-11. Registration opened today, and these classes have a way of filling up fast! Registration and class info is here: http://depts.washington.edu/cscy/programs/saturday/. The math … Continue reading

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