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Category Archives: gender issues
Interview with the Institute of Mathematical Sciences in Madrid
Recently, I was interviewed about Girls’ Angle by Ágata Timón of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences in Madrid. The interview was conducted in English, but published in Spanish: Interview Introduction by Manuel de León Interview, Part 1 Interview, Part 2 … Continue reading
Uneasy about math competitions for girls
[This post was contributed by Lauren McGough, Girls’ Angle mentor, advisor, and treasurer. She just graduated from MIT and will be entering Princeton’s doctoral program in physics this fall.] Last October, I was at the annual Girls’ Angle Chocolate Soirée, … Continue reading
Posted in gender issues, Math Education
Tagged math competitions, math education for girls
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Puzzle of Firsts – Solution
Congratulations to Bret S. of California for winning the Puzzle of Firsts crossword raffle in celebration of Women’s History Month! Like our Puzzle of Fortune! raffle winner, Bret will receive chocolate from L. A. Burdick. Many thanks to all who … Continue reading
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Tagged crossword, mathematicians, puzzle, raffle contest, Women's History Month
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Puzzle of Firsts
To celebrate Women’s History Month and Pi Day, here’s a raffle puzzle contest. Feel free to use search engines to help! (The deadline for entry has passed and a winner announced. Thank you for participating! If you’re a teacher, feel … Continue reading
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Tagged crossword, mathematicians, puzzle, raffle contest, Women's History Month
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Random Ramblings
With the next issue of the Bulletin, the 2012 Joint Mathematics Meeting, and SUMiT 2012 on the horizon, I haven’t had much time to blog. But I wanted to mention a few things that caught my attention these last couple … Continue reading
Posted in gender issues, math, Math Education
Tagged direct proportion, gender study, telescoping sum
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Puzzle of Fortune – Solution
The winner of the Puzzle of Fortune is Diana G. of Massachusetts. Congratulations! Many thanks to all those who participated!
Puzzle of Fortune!
Recently, both Hewlett Packard and IBM named women as their Chief Executive Officers. To celebrate, here’s a puzzle for you. All I’ll say is that the puzzle was designed this past summer. (Part of the puzzle is to figure out … Continue reading
There’s More to Learning Math than Mathematical Aptitude
Ever since I founded Girls’ Angle, I’ve had frequent discussions about gender segregated math education. Here’s an argument I often hear from those opposed: “I believe girls and boys are equally capable at doing mathematics, and, therefore, they should not … Continue reading
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Tagged girls and math, Girls' Angle, mathematical aptitude
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Girls do Math: Surprised by the Surprise
I occasionally run into people who seem surprised that girls do math! “You run a math club for girls? I thought math was for boys…”