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I am a Mathematician

On October 7, The Global Math Project kicked off its annual week of promoting mathematics with a symposium on the campus of Santa Clara University. This dynamic work consists of a global community of mathematics teachers and supporters who want all learners across the globe to experience joy and wonder in school-relevant mathematics. Sponsors of… Continue Reading

Math of Zada: Foundations for Addition

In our work at AIMS, we have opportunities to see many students do some pretty remarkable things. Sometimes we experience students doing exactly what we’ve come to expect them to do, but it is no less remarkable to witness. I’d like to share with you some of my experience with a student named Zada (pseudonym).… Continue Reading

They Are Curious

Albert Einstein once said, “The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” We are curious about many things in the world around us. We follow our curiosities which in turn helps us to make discoveries. School and the classroom are places where kids make discoveries and satisfy their… Continue Reading