Mathblogging.org Weekly Picks
February 9, 2012 § Leave a Comment
We try to read every blog post that goes through Mathblogging.org. For the Weekly Picks, we collect posts from last week that give you an impression of what the mathematical blogosphere has to offer.
- Casting out Nines wants to make students own, not rent education.
- Better Explained shows how logarithms offer the right perspective in the real world.
- Angles of Reflection has a positive take on grading, for a change.
- Exzuberant calls for more cultural and historic context in mathematics education.
- Nuit Blanche explains the calibration issue in compressive sensing.
- Regularize gives an introduction to a mathematical model of consensus.
- And so on… revisits Frank Quinn’s article and the grand old question what mathematics is.
- Mathalicious re-examines Khan Academy after a year of media buzz — this time, it’s different.
- mathbabe makes a great point: let them game the model.
- David Bressoud examines trends in race/ethnicity and gender represenation in mathematics.