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Find an article about mathematics (not learning math or teaching math – ARTICLES ABOUT THE TEACHING OR LEARNING OF MATHEMATICS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT) which needs to be from 2017 or later. No Yahoo or blog posts. Make sure you do NOT use an article that has already been used by a classmate.
1) You will post your article and summary by the due date. You will comment on 2 classmates’ articles by the following class session.
If you have an iphone or ipad, you can download the “mathfeed” app to your device. This has links to many interesting current mathematical articles and is updated continuously.
You can also go to the NYTimes, Washington Post and Scientific American. Or ask an MU librarian for assistance. Remember: mathematics as a discipline, not mathematics education or scores. Please look at the sample article on the Discussion Board. Email me if you have questions.
General guidelines for your discussion post:
You must include a brief description of the article and a link or a citation for the article. You must summarize the mathematics in the article and explain why you found the article interesting.