Mathblogging.org Weekly Picks
June 6, 2012 § Leave a comment
We try to read every blog post that goes through Mathblogging.org. For the Weekly Picks, we collect posts in one category from last week to give you an impression of what the mathematical blogosphere has to offer. (Read this for more information on this change.)
Last week, we focused on “Education“.
Projects, lessons, etc.
- Without Geometry, Life is Pointless shares idea for a lesson on this weeks Venus Transit.
- Mr Honner takes a look at the mathematics of the NBA draft.
- Fawn Nguyen salvages a lesson on Roman mosaics.
- At squareCircleZ, Murray Borne models fish stock.
- At Teaching Mathematics, Dan Pearcy flipped the classroom for a lesson on circle theorems.
- At f(t) – function of time, Kate Nowak comments on Diane Ravitch’s call to ask policy makers to take standardized test (see also the summary and discussion by Dan Meyer at dy/dan).
- At Algebra, Essentially, Emily Allman switches sides writing about her experience as text book editor.
- Drawing on Math reflects on state test prepping.