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Amazing discussion by Vi Hart about the significance of transcendental numbers and their enormity relative to the rational numbers.
As the father of two school-age boys, and as a second-year, second-career high school mathematics teacher, I am now more attuned to their attitude towards math, and how it changes with time. My vantage point is bittersweet, however, as one … Continue reading
Following President Obama’s recent declaration that by the year 2020 the U.S. will have the largest proportion of college graduates in the world, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) launched a website called the United States Education Dashboard. From the United … Continue reading