Date |
Title |
First Line of Text ... |

9/14/2014 |
TED Talk to Share, Discuss... |
Many TED talks are interesting, often connecting you with a... |

6/8/2014 |
Resource Resources? |
Over the past nine years, MathNEXUS has discussed slightly ... |

6/1/2014 |
A Prime Resource |
Note: A repeat from 8 years ago, but in response to a recen... |

5/25/2014 |
Take a Byte of Math Bytes |
Last week, I discovered an interesting text, that would mak... |

5/18/2014 |
Origami---Live and Folding Well in Bellevue! |
Many people have helped me on this website by alerting me t... |

5/11/2014 |
Mathematical Fights...And in Corner 1.... |
If you are a student of any part of the fascinating history... |

5/4/2014 |
Fears and Hopes...and Memories |
This past month, I have been cleaning parts of my office, a... |

4/27/2014 |
Math, Culture, and Popular Media |
Though math is applied in the real-world, it is also "... |

4/20/2014 |
Do A Math Trail |
Spring is in the air....Time to do a Math Trail to get st... |

3/30/2014 |
Why m...? |
The resource for this week is quite unusual....but I sugges... |

3/23/2014 |
A Book That Confounds Your Expectations |
About seven years ago, MathNEXUS included a column of the B... |

3/16/2014 |
Pi-Based Connect-the-Arc |
First, divide a large circle into ten equal arcs. Starting ... |

3/9/2014 |
It's Time for |
To celebrate PI-Day, why not do something special with your... |

3/2/2014 |
Opt for an App |
The materials on the website featured for this week is an u... |

2/23/2014 |
The World of the Pythagorean Theorem |
The Pythagorean Theorem...perhaps the most famous idea in m... |

2/16/2014 |
Visual Thinking in Mathematics |
After last's week's recommended text, I was hesitant to ov... |

2/9/2014 |
David Tall's Opus |
You may not have heard of David Tall (University of Warwic... |

1/26/2014 |
MathArt and Art(ful)Math |
Math and Art. Art and Math. Math of Art. Art of Math. Math ... |

1/19/2014 |
This Will Drive You Crazy! |
We know that 1 + 2 = 3....and that 1+ 2 + 3 1 + 2. Right... |

1/12/2014 |
Mathematicians in a Strange Wilderness |
Theorem: Many books have been written about the history of ... |

12/8/2013 |
Gifted in Mathematics |
As an aide to those of you doing last minute gift shopping ... |

12/1/2013 |
Mathematics, Dreams, Theology, Metaphor, Poetry: Narrative |
Be forewarned...this week's resource will not appeal to eve... |

11/24/2013 |
Perhaps the Best Resource Is.... |
For the past seven years on this website, I have been sugge... |

11/17/2013 |
History of Mathematics: Blue Ribbon Site! |
Ask anyone as to the best web site for finding information ... |

11/10/2013 |
Two Free Books |
In the past, I have provided web-links to copies of old m... |

11/3/2013 |
Information Is Beautiful |
People who browse this website send in great website links ... |

10/27/2013 |
Origami to the Nth Degree |
Several previous reviews of resources focused on the mathem... |

10/20/2013 |
cimt |
The Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching has... |

10/13/2013 |
Hear the Latest Song About Pi |
Irving Kaplansky was a mathematics professor at Harvard and... |

10/6/2013 |
Raise Your Stock Market IQ |
At a math conference, I was befriended by A.L. (Surrey) w... |

9/29/2013 |
A Golden Dodecahedron, Jennifer's Puzzle, etc. |
Peter Hilton and Jean Pederson, both mathematicians, have w... |

9/22/2013 |
Sticky Graphs So Blue |
Sometimes you see a resource, and you say "Now tha... |

9/15/2013 |
Tactile + Mental = Good Outcomes! |
Math educators are still trying to document the true value ... |

9/8/2013 |
How Can This Be? |
Mathematical paradoxes are always interesting, especially w... |

5/26/2013 |
Mathematics Medley, Singapore Style |
The Singapore Mathematical Society is the national prof... |

5/19/2013 |
Summer PD Opportunity...On-Line |
Looking for a good course opportunity this summer?
Jo Bo... |

5/12/2013 |
Play That Piece Again...and Again... |
Each day/month/year/decade, new math problems are solved, a... |

5/5/2013 |
What is Up? Calculating People, Money, Food, and Debt |
Money has value (hopefully). However, over time, the value ... |

4/28/2013 |
Refreshing and Fresh View |
Most of the resource books reviewed on MathNEXUS are direct... |

4/21/2013 |
yksi kaksi kolme neljä viisi .... |
Recognize this: an-zel, ip-zel, is-zel, miņip-zel, kiok-zel... |

4/7/2013 |
Origami Architecture By The Book |
This week's Website review focused on origami architecture.... |

3/31/2013 |
Time to Make Your Own Time-Line |
Last week, the focus was on accessible time-lines on-line. ... |

3/24/2013 |
Get in Line for a Timely App for a Time-Line |
When thinking about the history of mathematics, is is often... |

3/17/2013 |
Where's My Standard Normal Distribution Plushie? |
What kid of a gift do you give someone who is into mathemat... |

3/3/2013 |
A Rational Approach to the Irrationals |
More and more numbers are getting their special books...e, ... |

2/24/2013 |
See Live Interviews With Famous Mathematicians |
It is one thing to read about famous mathematicians from re... |

2/17/2013 |
A Belt Size of 250,000 Stades |
Any idea how one can measure the circumference of the ear... |

2/10/2013 |
Mathematics: Plays, Movies, Fiction, Games...and Crossword Puzzles? |
Though mathematics is applied in the real-world, it is also... |

1/27/2013 |
Free Help from RCML |
Teachers try to teach mathematics. Students try to learn ma... |

1/20/2013 |
PEMDAS |
As a math educator, I get many requests from former student... |

1/13/2013 |
Icon...and Sometimes I Can't.... |
An icon is defined as "a picture that is universally... |

12/9/2012 |
Saturday Night Reading List |
Via the Math Foreum, Lillian Seese,
Math Professor at L... |

11/25/2012 |
Learning Statistics Via Sports |
Multiple columns on this website have focused on resources... |

11/18/2012 |
Pythagorean Theorem: Correct or Not? |
A ton of math-related video resources exist on-line. But, t... |

11/11/2012 |
George and His Gyrangle |
Previously, I have discussed the art creations of George Ha... |

11/4/2012 |
3-D Hilbert Curves Available...Printed While You Wait |
Henry Segerman, as a research fellow at the
University of... |

10/28/2012 |
Foolin' with Your Visual Mind! |
A mathematics video in time for Halloween, though such may ... |

10/21/2012 |
Does Your Vote Count? |
Again, the Presidential Election is now about two weeks a... |

10/14/2012 |
Mathematics + Elections = Concerns and Lawsuits |
The Presidential Election almost is on us...an opportune ti... |

10/7/2012 |
FREE NCTM Newsletter |
In a partnership with with SmartBrief, the National Cou... |

9/30/2012 |
Vi Hart Takes on Irrational Numbers |
Previously, I suggested Vi Hart's creative doodle explorati... |

9/23/2012 |
Golden Misconceptions...or Golden Miskepticisms? |
The MathNews for this week discusses the true/false aspects... |

9/16/2012 |
Secrets of Mental Math...Explained |
Via the suggested Website for this week, you can watch Ar... |

9/9/2012 |
A Ton of Interesting Mathematics for One Cent |
This week's resource is quite different from others. On e... |

9/2/2012 |
Step A: Fold Paper in Half:....Goto Step A |
Let's start the year off with a video. This particular vide... |

5/27/2012 |
Yes...The Future is Pretty Amazing! |
My son (B.J.), a software engineer, sent me the link to thi... |

5/20/2012 |
Mirror, Mirror, ...Mathematical Mirror on the Wall... |
Continuing with last week's theme, I am constantly amazed b... |

5/13/2012 |
Shining Gems of Geometry... True Value |
I am constantly amazed by authors and their ability to prod... |

5/6/2012 |
Learning to Not-Learn |
Herbert Kohl is well-known as an educational author (writte... |

4/29/2012 |
Nature by Numbers...Another Viewing |
I am repeating this review from two years ago...just in cas... |

4/22/2012 |
Polyhedra Around Your Neck |
A student (C.W.) sent me the link to this website, with the... |

4/15/2012 |
If Dr. Seuss Did Some Mathematics... |
We all "know" the quadratic formula. But, as PL (... |

4/1/2012 |
March Madness Brackets ala Mathematics |
My idea of a resource is broad...texts, events, videos,...e... |

3/25/2012 |
But I Want to be a Math Teacher! |
Life as a Math Teacher....and those who help produce Math... |

3/18/2012 |
Conic Sections are Slices of a Cone...Duh! |
The conic sections...used but under-used! In my "olde&... |

3/4/2012 |
Help! Visual Resources Needed |
Rather than overview a resource this week, I am sharing a... |

2/26/2012 |
The Average of 30 and 40 is 70: The Student's World |
Life as a teacher....! Only a teacher really know what th... |

2/19/2012 |
Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival |
Who was Julia Robinson? Do some review.
What: The Ju... |

2/12/2012 |
Use Math...Sure! |
This week's website We Use Math included both attractive ... |

1/29/2012 |
Bang Your Head On a Desk or Chalkboard |
Teachers hear too many "predictable" questions,... |

1/22/2012 |
Math Illuminating Sports |
Multiple columns on this website have focused on resources... |

1/15/2012 |
Geometry in Art....FREE! |
Dick Termes, a well-known artist and creator of Termesphere... |

1/8/2012 |
New Free Math Texts....BUT...! |
In the past, I have provided web-links to copies of old m... |

12/4/2011 |
Paradoxes Under the Covers |
This week's Website focused on paradoxes. As mentioned in t... |

11/27/2011 |
Seven Billion....+1 |
This week's video is a resource that should create discussi... |

11/20/2011 |
*The Calculus of Friendship* Earns an A |
This week's book has raised much interest. I heard about it... |

11/13/2011 |
A Handbook for Math Tutors and Tutees |
In a previous web site recommendation (repeated for this ... |

11/6/2011 |
PME-NA 2010...Can Be Helpful! |
Teachers try to teach mathematics. Students try to learn ma... |

10/23/2011 |
*Alles Mathematik* (Perhaps) |
Mathematics teachers often (i.e. always) make the claim tha... |

10/16/2011 |
Ready...Video...Action...MATHEMATICS! |
is known primarily for its offering of a national math con... |

10/9/2011 |
Gapminder to the Rescue |
The suggested website for this week shows Swedish academi... |

10/2/2011 |
Brain Games Explored...But Not In My House |
Often, mathematical problem solving is equated to "b... |

9/25/2011 |
Loving + Hating Mathematics |
I have always been a fan of Reuben Hersh's mathematical wri... |

9/18/2011 |
When an Opportunity Becomes a Resource... |
The following announcement was sent out by the American M... |

9/11/2011 |
Make a Mathematical Quilt....Moi? |
As follow-up to browsing the Mathematical Quilts website, y... |

9/4/2011 |
FREE On-line AI Course Attracts More Than 135,000 Students |
Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig, Stanford professors, ar... |

5/29/2011 |
Sending Math Notation Via E-Mails |
Anyone who has sent mathematics notation via an e-mail prob... |

5/22/2011 |
Direct Your GPS to Find GSP Help |
Consider Theorem 3.14: Dynamic geomemetrical software (e.g.... |

5/15/2011 |
Jing, SnagIt....The New Lingo! |
At times, I will review or suggest resources that others ha... |

5/8/2011 |
Falling Dominos: Math and Visualization Beget Art |
This week's resource perhaps should be viewed as a "re... |

4/24/2011 |
MATHEMATICS and art |
Mathematics through Art....or is it Art through Mathematics... |

4/17/2011 |
Pondering Imponderables |
Life presents imponderables...if we notice them. Math to th... |

4/10/2011 |
MAM...What Are You Doing? |
If you missed the headlines in newspapers and evening TV ne... |

4/3/2011 |
Ye Olde Mathematics Texts |
Last week, I recommended browses of an old text from 1886, ... |

3/27/2011 |
One Lady's Romance with Mathematics |
I admit it. I love unusual mathematics books, especially if... |

3/20/2011 |
Everything You Wanted to Know About Math But.... |
Several weeks ago, I reviewed the text The Mathematics that... |

2/27/2011 |
My Mathematics For a Poem |
If asked to name a book that includes both the words "... |

2/20/2011 |
Do You Know The Mathematics You Need to Know? |
Routledge has recently released Alan Sultan and Alice Art... |

2/13/2011 |
MoreViHartDoodlingMathematics! |
Last week, I suggested Vi Hart's creative doodle exploratio... |

2/6/2011 |
Elephractals? |
It is great when people send me information that can be sha... |

1/23/2011 |
Go OrigamiUSA! |
Last week's resource was Thomas Hull's Origami3. The sponso... |

1/16/2011 |
Mathematics of Origami |
As follow-up to viewing the documentary Between the Folds, ... |

1/9/2011 |
Is Mathematics Linear? |
Via Prezi, one can create web-based presentations on a two-... |

1/2/2011 |
Math, Art, and a World of Fun! |
Looking for ways to connect mathematics and art? Even if yo... |

12/5/2010 |
Binary Take Two: African Mathematics |
A previous MathNEXUS website review (of sorts) suggested a ... |

11/28/2010 |
Are You One of the Mathy Folk...Who Needs a Joke? |
I know your problem...and a possible cure. You are not gett... |

11/21/2010 |
Rich NRICH Shares the Wealth |
Monthly editions of NRICH provide both students and teacher... |

11/14/2010 |
A "Reader's Digest" Version of Mathematics History? |
This summer P.L. (Portland) wrote to me with the suggestion... |

11/7/2010 |
Has Anything Changed? |
We teach mathematics...something that has been done for a l... |

10/31/2010 |
Statistical Trick or Treat |
Teaching statistics can be fun...and/or frustrating. How ca... |

10/17/2010 |
A New FREE On-Line Journal |
More and more free mathematics education journal are be... |

10/10/2010 |
How to Avoid Algebraic Paralysis |
Being a bibliophile, I am attracted to books with unusual t... |

10/3/2010 |
More Arithmetic |
In the Quotation section for this week, I shared my favorit... |

9/26/2010 |
The Book-Version of *The Cryptoclub* |
My MathLint for this week discusses the work of Janet Bei... |

9/19/2010 |
CSMC Re-Considered |
Last week, I suggested a report issued by the Center for th... |

9/12/2010 |
STEM etc |
What a lengthy name: Considering the Future of K-12 STEM Cu... |

9/5/2010 |
Eureka! A Play |
When discussing or recommending things, I usually try to ed... |

5/30/2010 |
Martin Gardner Reading List: Required! |
Martin Gardner wrote a lot of interesting books dealing w... |

5/16/2010 |
Massaging the Message |
Bob Hazen suggested this video on a MathForum listserve, wi... |

5/9/2010 |
Are You A Number Freak? |
Special people love playing with numbers, savoring their ... |

5/2/2010 |
Confident in Confidence Intervals? |
D.E. (Seattle) passed on this note: "A couple of gre... |

4/25/2010 |
*Mathletics* Revisited |
Multiple columns on this website have focused on resources... |

4/11/2010 |
Nature by Numbers...The Video! |
J.H. (Anacortes) first suggested this video. I had not hear... |

4/4/2010 |
Saving Mathematics Education...Thinking and Sense Making! |
Contrasting directly with last week's suggested book The Sh... |

3/28/2010 |
One, Two, Tie My Shoe... |
Being a bibliophile, I am especially attracted to books wit... |

3/14/2010 |
Juggling With Geometry |
Going beyond the juggling of numbers, some performers use g... |

3/7/2010 |
It's Time for |
To celebrate PI-Day, why not do something special with your... |

2/28/2010 |
Tao...Our Current Prince of Mathematicians! |
The suggested video for this month is quite different than ... |

2/21/2010 |
Mathmaticious Repeticious |
In the making of YouTube videos in a mathematics context, a... |

2/14/2010 |
Sitting at Dave's Tables |
Originally called Dave's Math Tables, the website Math2.org... |

2/7/2010 |
Another Mathematics Education Journal...FREE on-line! |
Another free mathematics education journal? And yet ano... |

1/31/2010 |
Algebra for Athletes? |
Being a bibliophile, I am especially attracted to books wit... |

1/24/2010 |
Who Survives Derives? |
In the making of YouTube videos in a mathematics context, a... |

1/17/2010 |
Do You Dare/Care to Try These Out? |
Since last week's review focused on several free online... |

1/10/2010 |
For Those Calculating Souls Who Tend to Lose Things... |
Mathematics teachers always like free things...it is pa... |

1/3/2010 |
Fido the Magician |
This week's resource is narrow-in-focus but is offered ju... |

12/13/2009 |
All Eyes on Many Eyes |
The Math News for this week shows a visual representati... |

12/6/2009 |
Gifted in Math |
As an aide to those of you doing last minute gift shopping ... |

11/29/2009 |
Open Your View of Mathematics Education to a World View |
In 1908, the International Commission on Mathematical I... |

11/22/2009 |
All The News Fit to Print (in Mathland) |
I know it is difficult...waiting each week for the next u... |

11/15/2009 |
The Headlines: K-12 Education Should Include Engineering |
Following up on this headline, ScienceDaily (Sept. 10, ... |

11/8/2009 |
What Would John Nash Do? |
My son, B.J. (Portland, OR) forwarded me an interesting v... |

11/1/2009 |
Calculating Prodigies |
The trick was invented by Maurice Dagbert, a calculating ... |

10/25/2009 |
Yet Another Free On-Line Journal |
Another free mathematics education journal? And yet ano... |

10/18/2009 |
MyMathSpace.come |
This past summer, I corresponded with Fawn Nguyen, math... |

10/11/2009 |
KenKen vs. Sudoko |
The craze over Sudoko is well-established, as mentioned i... |

10/4/2009 |
I Don't Know...I'm Not A Mathematician |
J.M. (Bellingham, WA) forwarded me an interesting video lin... |

9/27/2009 |
You Understand Probability, Probably? |
The website reviewed this week was Loci, an online public... |

9/20/2009 |
A Free On-Line Journal of Value |
In the Fall of 2007, mathematics education faculty at G... |

9/6/2009 |
Video Version of an Old Math Joke |
Begin by re-visiting the Math Humor on MathNEXUS for Septem... |

8/30/2009 |
Some Favorite Resources |
In the past four years, MathNEXUS has discussed slightly le... |

5/31/2009 |
Find That Error! (For Calculus Students-Plus) |
Those of you who teach AP Calculus courses are wonderin... |

5/24/2009 |
Promoting Critical Thinking on Global Issues: Sustainability and Positive Solutions |
Facing the Future, a non-profit organization in Seattle (WA... |

5/17/2009 |
Infinity and Beyond...Even More! |
Two weeks ago, the focus was on text resources about the ma... |

5/10/2009 |
How to Think/Make a Termesphere |
The MathNEWS part of this issue of MathNEXUS describes Di... |

5/3/2009 |
Infinity and Beyond! |
This was the e-mail question as asked: I was having a discuss... |

4/26/2009 |
The Life of Pi |
The Internet provides access to a wealth of resources previ... |

3/29/2009 |
The Meaning Of Amblygon Is On The Tip Of My Tongue..... |
Ever want to know what a math word means...its etymology...or... |

3/22/2009 |
A Plethera of Geometric Models |
Seeing mathematical models help students in many ways, rang... |

3/15/2009 |
How To Answer Real-World Questions Using Mathematics |
You know the scenario: A parent or community member stops y... |

3/8/2009 |
It's Time for |
To celebrate PI-Day, why not do something special with your... |

3/1/2009 |
ICME-10...Read All About It! |
You might remember my previous announcement for the Interna... |

2/22/2009 |
Comparisons Galore |
Speaking of books about data and measurements for the past ... |

2/15/2009 |
Feed Your Data Appetite |
Data is everywhere....and it is fun to explore. And, a prim... |

2/8/2009 |
Get Your Mathematics T-Shirt Today |
To reach students, mathematics teachers need a myriad of re... |

2/1/2009 |
More On The Science of Sports |
Previous columns have reviewed resourses specific to mathem... |

1/25/2009 |
Numbers Galore and Their Meaning |
Think of the numbers that surround you...and that you use d... |

1/18/2009 |
The Science of Sports |
Previous columns have included reviews of resourses specifi... |

1/11/2009 |
Proof-By-Colors Euclid |
Math Lint for this week discusses Oliver Byrne's version of... |

1/4/2009 |
Logic Only a Geek Would Understand or Use |
I am not sure of my own position relative to this week's re... |

12/14/2008 |
Math Gifts for the Holidays |
As an aide to those of you doing last minute gift shopping ... |

12/7/2008 |
Looking For A Connection? |
Looking for a way to bring in real-world uses of mathemat... |

11/30/2008 |
el requisito uno |
When trying to explain a concept in mathematics to a classr... |

11/23/2008 |
Abstract Mathematics Is..... |
The whole idea of Astounding Math Stories captured my a... |

11/16/2008 |
Pi In The Sky |
Pi In The Sky is a FREE on-line journal aimed at high sc... |

11/9/2008 |
Open Source = Opportunity? |
"Open Source" is the growing buzz-word in the... |

11/2/2008 |
Do I Hear Echoes of The William Tell Overture? |
Mathematics teachers are finding the current times challe... |

10/5/2008 |
The Real *NUMB3RS* |
Last week, the reviews of resources and websites focused on... |

9/28/2008 |
*NUMB3RS* is Back |
The new television season is here...and with it, new episod... |

9/21/2008 |
Help In Mathematics For The Visually-Impaired |
Mathematics is a very visual subject, dependant on one's ... |

9/14/2008 |
Need a Graph? |
Mathematics teachers always have the need to make a graph a... |

9/7/2008 |
More Opportunities to Guesstimate |
If you like books such as last week's review of Guesstimati... |

8/31/2008 |
Step 1: Guess! |
Any idea how many people are picking their noses right no... |

6/8/2008 |
A Resource For Teaching Middle School Girls |
The review of a website for this week looks at Danica McKe... |

6/1/2008 |
Thank You, Tom Lehrer...From All Mathematics Teachers! |
Tom Lehrer is a paradox of sorts...or perhaps a chameleon... |

5/11/2008 |
New Dilemma: Universal Book vs. the Internet |
An old song claimed: "The times they are a changing...... |

4/27/2008 |
Mathematics Education Within the IAE-pedia |
The website reviewed for this week is David Moursund's IAE-... |

4/20/2008 |
The Statistical Side of Baseball |
The previous resource review was about a book that revealed... |

4/6/2008 |
The Baseball Season Has Arrived.... |
It is spring...perhaps your break is over and school is bac... |

3/30/2008 |
Pi In The Key Of E |
Sometimes these reviews of resources get too practical...... |

3/23/2008 |
Females + Mathematics ...An "Additional" Resource |
Last week's review of resources focused on two books that p... |

3/16/2008 |
Females + Mathematics = ? |
It is important that all mathematics students see positive ... |

3/9/2008 |
It's Time for |
To celebrate PI-Day, why not do something special with your... |

3/2/2008 |
A New Game For Dominoes |
Robert Bosch, mathematics professor at Oberlin College (Obe... |

2/24/2008 |
octm |
In past reviews, I have recommended web sites for profess... |

2/17/2008 |
A Free Resource That Can Create Discussion |
Want a free 108-page book....that addresses the concerns of e... |

2/10/2008 |
More Student Valentines ala Mathematics |
In previous years, I mentioned how a local mathematics teac... |

2/3/2008 |
Free Geometry Software Is Good...But Is It Useful? |
Dynamic geometry software have become one of the best tools... |

1/27/2008 |
A Math Thought A Day Keeps.... |
Some claim that mathematics is all around us...or is it tha... |

1/21/2008 |
Students Thinking Like Mathematicians: Good or Bad? |
Many mathematics teachers claim that they want their studen... |

1/13/2008 |
Virtual Math Manipulatives |
Virtual Math Manipulatives? Good...bad...What are they? Man... |

12/30/2007 |
The Meaning Of Amblygon Is On The Tip Of My Tongue..... |
Ever want to know what a math word means...its etymology...or... |

12/9/2007 |
Mathematical Gifts |
As an aide to those of you doing last minute gift shopping ... |

12/2/2007 |
MSTE Can Be a Good Four-Letter Word |
Because the Internet is filled with resources for mathemati... |

11/25/2007 |
Examining the Percentages in Basketball |
It is winter...thanksgiving is over and school is back in s... |

11/18/2007 |
Looking for Web 2.0: The Hot and Cold Game? |
The new age of the Internet is here! And, some of us (inc... |

11/11/2007 |
Let's See More Raised Hands... |
Good questions are common in mathematics...and hopefully,... |

11/4/2007 |
Math With a Laugh...Series(ly) |
The age-old question: What do you get when you cross a long... |

10/28/2007 |
An Unexpected Pair of Words: African Fractals |
The term "fractals" has gained common status in m... |

10/21/2007 |
Some Readings for a Rainy Weekend |
We teach mathematics...something that has been done for a lon... |

10/14/2007 |
Are You Ready to Prepare for a Math Contest? |
Numerous mathematics contests for secondary students are held... |

10/7/2007 |
Math and Art Revisted |
Complementing the idea of Symmetry and Pattern in Orienta... |

9/30/2007 |
*Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land*....Now on DVD |
While you are in the mood for an animated movie (e.g. las... |

9/23/2007 |
*Flatland: The Movie*......is Here! |
Some of you may remember reading Flatland: A Romance in ... |

9/16/2007 |
Football, Mathematics, and Science |
It is fall...school is back in session...and for some, all ... |

9/9/2007 |
Puzzles, Magic, Problems... |
Erich Friedman's web site provides you with a myriad of res... |

9/2/2007 |
Math and Poetry ala Rabbits |
Want an unusual way to start your math classes this fall? F... |

8/26/2007 |
Resource Recap |
In the past two years, MATHNEXUS has discussed slightly les... |

6/17/2007 |
Re-review...Did You Read This Book...Highly Recommended? |
Interesting mathematics books abound. Unfortunately, I am no... |

6/10/2007 |
Putting Newton and Leibniz on the Witness Stand |
Those who have delved even briefly into the history of math... |

6/3/2007 |
Ambiguity + Paradox + Contradiction = Mathematics |
Continuing with books to read during the summer, I next s... |

5/27/2007 |
A Book to Read...Think About...and Believe! |
Summer is coming...and you need a good mathematics book t... |

5/20/2007 |
*MathTools* Rules!! |
The very first web site reviewed on MATHNEXUS was The Math... |

5/13/2007 |
RubiStar-- I Wonder....RubiStar-- I Might.... |
In my review of the web site 4Teachers.org, the option of... |

5/6/2007 |
Why Take Math? |
This letter from a graduate student was innocent:
Dear D... |

4/29/2007 |
1 2/3 Cents per Poster...A Good Deal? |
Do you want to bring more ideas from the history of mathema... |

4/22/2007 |
World's Hardest Sliding-Block Puzzle |
First, go to Quzzle to try your hand at solving the problem... |

4/15/2007 |
Bridging The Teaching Gap |
This week's suggested resource differs from past suggesti... |

4/8/2007 |
Tetromino Tennis? |
In the mid-1980's at a conference in Sofia, Bulgaria (of all ... |

3/25/2007 |
A Way to Beat the Classroom Clock Watcher |
Base Two has arrived....
You have perhaps crossed paths ... |

3/18/2007 |
Be a Rubik Rube |
Some people spend hours memorizing thousands of digits of... |

3/11/2007 |
It's Time for |
To celebrate PI-Day, why not do something special with your... |

3/4/2007 |
Throwing Hotdogs to Calculate Pi's Value |
The web site tells it all. You actually can calculate an ... |

2/25/2007 |
Giving You a Puzzle Nuzzle |
The web site Puzzles.com is "about Tricky and Clever P... |

2/18/2007 |
Enter the Pentomino Contest |
The web site Pentomino Project was started in 1999 in Belgu... |

2/11/2007 |
Mathematics: Language of Valentine's Day |
One year ago, I mentioned how a local mathematics teacher c... |

2/4/2007 |
e-Day |
This week's opening News proposes the idea that mathematics c... |

1/28/2007 |
Lights! Cameras! Mathematics! Action! |
Students often mention examples of mathematics being used (o... |

1/21/2007 |
Circular Reasoning |
Measurement concepts are difficult for students of all ages... |

1/14/2007 |
Grid Links Re-Visited |
This month's resource can prove to be a great aide to mathe... |

1/7/2007 |
Do the Doodle Dome |
One never knows what treasures can be found at garage sales... |

12/31/2006 |
Mathematics is.... A Mathematician does.... |
In line with the making of New year's Resolutions, why no... |

12/17/2006 |
White Board Math Tools...Necessary? |
This may seem like an unnecessary review, as you may all kn... |

12/10/2006 |
For the Math Anxious... |
Multiplication is vexation,
Division is just as bad;
Th... |

12/3/2006 |
According to.... |
Do you ever find yourself searching for the right phrase to... |

11/26/2006 |
Gifts Every Math Teacher Would Want (to give) |
Last week's site focused on Escher products for sale. You p... |

11/19/2006 |
The Gift of M.C. Escher |
I know...this is a grant-funded site (i.e. not for profit).... |

11/12/2006 |
High School Reform..and Its Echoes |
High School Reform. Three "big" words that have bee... |

11/5/2006 |
AMS Posters |
The American Mathematics Society is offering a special p... |

10/29/2006 |
Making Deep Math Connections |
The NCTM Professional Process Standards state that teachers... |

10/22/2006 |
Telling Math Stories |
Teaching mathematics is so much more than the sharing of fa... |

10/15/2006 |
Infinity on the Radio |
Last week it was an old movie. And now it is an archived ra... |

10/8/2006 |
*Powers of Ten* ala October 10 |
Powers of Ten. You might have heard of explorations of this... |

10/1/2006 |
What Zome Fun? |
Technically, Zome tools are based on a version of the "... |

9/24/2006 |
Jeopardy in Math Classrooms |
When I was a middle school math teacher, most of my studen... |

9/17/2006 |
New Lies |
In the 1990s, John Paulos made it big time as an mathematicia... |

9/10/2006 |
Double-Lie |
Last week, Darrell Huff's classic text How to Lie with St... |

9/3/2006 |
Lie is a Four-Letter Word |
Darrell Huff's How to Lie with Statistics (1954, revised ... |

8/27/2006 |
Mathematics and Its Symbols...Meaning? History? |
As mentioned in my Math Lint for this week, being able to com... |

6/25/2006 |
Fibonacci was a Scrapbooker! |
So how will you spend your summer? Why not join a current c... |

6/18/2006 |
Summer Mathematics |
It is almost summer break. Perhaps you are teaching summer ... |

6/11/2006 |
How to Study |
How-to-study.com is dedicated to providing students with ... |

6/4/2006 |
You Can Count on It! |
Luis Fernandes has put together an interesting web site d... |

5/28/2006 |
What's the Meaning of...? |
As a language involving both words and symbols, mathematic... |

5/21/2006 |
Calculus ala Carte |
Students taking a calculus course can always benefit from som... |

4/30/2006 |
Results of a Re-Search of Research Results (Part 2) |
In January, I recommended a free resource, that used "so... |

4/23/2006 |
Results of a Re-Search of Research Results (Part 1) |
In January, I recommended a free resource, that used "so... |

4/16/2006 |
The Meaning Of Amblygon Is On The Tip Of My Tongue..... |
Ever want to know what a math word means...its etymology...or... |

4/2/2006 |
Lego Sculptures |
Legos....a favorite toy for kids, so that their parents can... |

3/26/2006 |
Mathematics History ala Hawking |
Stephen Hawking, a theoretical physicist, is best known as an... |

3/19/2006 |
Serendipity in Proportion |
Human Proportions for Artists (2005) perhaps is a book unkn... |

3/12/2006 |
Two Great Pi Resources |
Whenever I want to know something about number pi, the firs... |

3/5/2006 |
e^{iπ}+1=0 |
Supposedly discovered by Leonard Euler in the 18th century,... |

2/26/2006 |
Mathematical Fiction (Part 4) |
This last entry in my four-part review of mathematical litera... |

2/19/2006 |
Mathematical Fiction (Part 3) |
Again, in line with the theme and my two previous reviews, ... |

2/12/2006 |
Mathematical Fiction (Part 2) |
In line with the theme and my previous review of Alex Kasma... |

2/5/2006 |
Mathematical Fiction (Part 1) |
In one of my past reviews of websites (September, 2005), th... |

1/29/2006 |
FLATLAND...A Fourth View (Science Fiction and Articles) |
Time for a final discussion of my old favorite FLATLAND: A ... |

1/22/2006 |
FLATLAND...Encounters of the Third Kind (Websites) |
And continuing the discussion of my old favorite FLATLAND: ... |

1/8/2006 |
FLATLAND Revisited (The Movie and Sequels) |
Continuing with the discussion on my old favorite FLATLAND: A... |

1/1/2006 |
FLATLAND...The Classic (Free On-Line Copies) |
Every mathematics teacher and many students should read the... |

12/16/2005 |
A Interesting Text |
Interesting mathematics books abound. Unfortunately, I am no... |

11/13/2005 |
Odd Titles |
At the recent Northwest Mathematics Conference in Portl... |

10/18/2005 |
Grid Links |
This month's resource can prove to be a great aide to mathe... |

10/2/2005 |
Numbers Made Real |
Just in case you missed browsing through this issue at your... |

9/1/2005 |
*Mathematics Teacher* |
Issue: August 2005
The arrival of the fall issue of the Ma... |

8/1/2005 |
How The Other Half Thinks: Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning |
Author: Sherman Stein
Ever play with the Buffon Needle pro... |