This is a diverse collection of humor, articles, images, and more, all related to math and math education. If you have suggestions for things I ought to include, please feel free to drop me a note! I hope you enjoy!

How to slice a bagel into two congruent, linked halves.
  Think about it. A piece of brilliance from xkcd. (http://xkcd.com/759/)

Think about it. A piece of brilliance from xkcd. (http://xkcd.com/759/)


Interesting article from Education Week:

Reducing Math Anxiety: What Can Teachers Do?

We've written about math anxiety on this blog before—how it can be brought on by early negative math experiences and, more recently, its link to genetic factors. Research says math anxiety can lead to a decrease in working memory and that girls taught by a female teacher with high math anxiety are more likely to endorse gender-related stereotypes about math ability. (The same is not true for boys.)

But what does all this mean for the math classroom? What can teachers do to combat math anxiety, whether or not they have it themselves? [Click here to read the rest of the article.]



  As a math teacher, I must concur. (http://xkcd.com/263/)

As a math teacher, I must concur. (http://xkcd.com/263/)