Review: A History of Pi, by Petr Beckmann
A History of Pi, published in 1971, is about two things. The first is pi, the number, and our history struggling with its baffling qualities. The second is [...]
The Best Teachers, Aporia In Memoria
Today marks the 11th anniversary of my father’s death. Appropriately, I’m reading a book by Ken Bain called What the Best College Teachers Do. It’s a [...]
My response to the question: What could be done to make math seem less uncool?
Link: My response to the question: What could be done to make math seem less uncool? Here are a few suggestions: 1. Take student questions seriously. In my [...]