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Steven Strogatz - Explaining the Magic of Math

Posted by: leelefever on February 23, 2010- 4:00pm

Topic: education

Categories: blog, math, teaching


I've always hated math. Since about the 6th grade, I've always felt behind and deemed myself "not a math person." As I get older, I'm realizing that part of my problem was how I was taught math. It always seemed like memorization and rules without context.  I never had teachers that helped me develop a passion for math or see the the magic in solving problems. I wrote about this experience here. Recently I learned about a series of thirteen blog posts that are meant for people like me.  Steven... Continue Reading