Math Teachers at Play #48 via Math Is Not a Four-Letter Word

Ready for math games, great books, tangrams, logic, pi, quadratics, inspiration, and plenty of fun? Check out Bon’s just-posted Math Teachers at Play “Fifteen-Word Sentence Challenge” blog carnival:

Blog Carnival for Math Teachers at Play Number 48 Is Here – With a Fun Twist!

It’s my turn, again, to host the very cool Math Teachers at Play Blog Carnival. Fridays sometimes have a 50 Word Friday article with a special feature – exactly 50 words. I’m doing a variation of this – every sentence in this post has 15 words exactly. The requirement will be hard to meet, but I can do it with some effort! …

Go read the entire post at MathFour.com …

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Do the Digits of Pi Encode Shakespeare’s Plays?

Happy Pi Day, from Vi Hart:


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Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 2)

Today would be Albert Einstein’s 133rd birthday. At MinutePhysics, the celebration continues:

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Happy Birthday, Einstein!

March 14th is Pi Day, and it’s also Albert Einstein’s birthday. In honor of Einstein, MinutePhysics is posting a series of videos on his “wonder year” of 1905, when he published several papers that eventually earned him the Nobel Prize.

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Raymond Smullyan Excerpts at Dover Publications

To celebrate their re-release of his classic puzzle books, the Dover Math and Science Newsletter featured an interview with Raymond Smullyan, as well as several extended excerpts from his books. (For my math club students: Professor Smullyan invented the Knights and Knaves puzzles.) Enjoy!


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Blog Carnival Update

It seems like a corrolary to Murphy’s Law: Whenever I claim that the blog carnival site is working, it immediately goes on the blink. At any rate, I can’t get the site to load at all today. If you want to send in a post for the next math carnival, you can:

Everyone is welcome — if you’ve written a blog post about learning, teaching, or just playing around with math, from preschool to calculus, please send us your link!

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