Monthly Archives: March 2013

Motivation

Each Monday afternoon in March, I went over to the gorgeous Elderly Services building in Middlebury, took the elevator up to the atrium, and met with eight retired people for my course in the ESI College program.  This was really … Continue reading

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Why Haven’t I Come Across This Before?

The Mathematics Teaching Community website hosts describe their goals this way:  “(w)e want to foster deeper collective thinking and exchange of ideas about mathematics teaching and the context in which it occurs. We want a site where ideas can evolve, … Continue reading

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Book Group Choice?

A column in today’s New York Times gives some examples of the need (often unmet) for careful data analysis in courtrooms.  It turns out, not surprisingly, that the mother-daughter author pair has a book, Math on Trial:  How Numbers Get … Continue reading

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