Monthly Archives: April 2012

More Mathematics in The Hunger Games

I recently finished reading the first two books of the three-book series The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins.  The series, and the movie currently in theaters, seem to be extremely popular with a lot of teens right now.  Last week … Continue reading

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It’s Turtles All the Way Down

Education has turned out to be a less frequent topic in this blog than I thought it might be when I first started.  But as with the previous post on home schooling, here again I think it is worth calling … Continue reading

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Home Schooling in the U.S.

This month’s issue of the Notices of the AMS contains an interesting article on “Mathematics and Home Schooling” (see reference below).  I think the title is slightly misleading, as the article deals more generally with the past and current state … Continue reading

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