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Great Maths Teaching Ideas

One of the highlights from MathsConf 14 in Kettering was Craig Barton’s session in which he shared 5 things he’s learned from research and evidence …

Pedagogy

Dr. Colm Mulcahy's 'Mathemagic'

Cool Pythagorean Theorem Demo

POEMS FROM A MYSTICAL DECADE

Our twenties is a time filled with firsts. According to research it is the decade we remember most vividly. Many of us document our experiences, …

New Biggest Prime, but NOT Next Biggest

One of my ex-students, Savannah B., wrote to tell me she had read about the discovery of the newest "Largest Prime" recently, 257,885,161 − 1. This …

The 12 Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics

The following 12 simple math problems prove outstandingly controversial among students of math, but are nonetheless facts.<p>They're paradoxes and idiosyncrasies of probability. And they're guaranteed to start an argument or two.<p>If you're looking for a mathematical way to impress your friends and …