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Mathematics through Narrative: A Beauty Cold and Austere

Earlier this year I spent some time (well, a lot of time) writing a mathematical computer game.  It’s called A Beauty Cold and Austere (ABCA), and it’s text-based; there are no graphics and no symbolic manipulation (e.g., no solving of … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Teaching Math for Social Justice

Short version: I’m not in favor of it.  For a teacher to use their position of power to push their political and social views on their students is an abuse of that power. Long version: See the rest of this … Continue reading

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