The Calculus Diaries_ How Math Can Help You Lose Weight, Win by Jennifer Ouellette

By Jennifer Ouellette

Kiss My Math meets A journey of the Calculus

Jennifer Ouellette by no means took math in university, regularly simply because she-like so much people-assumed that she would not desire it in genuine lifestyles. yet then the English-major-turned-award-winning-science-writer had a metamorphosis of center and made up our minds to revisit the equations and formulation that had haunted her for years. The Calculus Diaries is the thrill and interesting account of her yr spent confronting her math phobia head on. With wit and verve, Ouellette exhibits how she realized to use calculus to every thing from gasoline mileage to weight loss program, from the rides at Disneyland to capturing craps in Vegas-proving that even the mathematically challenged can research the basics of the common language.

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The heart of mathematics : an invitation to effective by Edward B. Burger

By Edward B. Burger

Remodel your arithmetic path into an enticing and mind-opening event for even your such a lot math-phobic scholars. Now in its Fourth version, The center of arithmetic: a call for participation to potent considering succeeds at achieving non-math, non-science-oriented majors, encouraging them to find the math inherent on the planet round them. Infused with the authors' humor and exuberance all through, The center of Mathematics introduces scholars to an important and engaging principles in arithmetic whereas inspiring them to actively interact in mathematical pondering.

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Mathematics Teacher Education in the Public Interest: Equity by Laura J. Jacobson, Jean Mistele, Visit Amazon's Bharath

By Laura J. Jacobson, Jean Mistele, Visit Amazon's Bharath Sriraman Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Bharath Sriraman,

Arithmetic instructor schooling has a serious position to play in getting ready academics to place at middle degree ambitions to aid fairness in arithmetic schooling and to diversify scholar curiosity and participation in arithmetic. those pursuits also needs to resonate with broader public curiosity targets to enhance academic and social stipulations either within the U.S. and overseas. the math instructor schooling within the Public curiosity publication goals to aid arithmetic instructor educators to organize academics with new wisdom and talents to aid all scholars to benefit arithmetic and to develop into knowledgeable, engaged, and significant electorate inside of their neighborhood, kingdom, and international. whereas the world over there's huge curiosity between arithmetic educators in problems with fairness and social justice, the literature on arithmetic instructor schooling for fairness and social justice up to now has been very limited.The ebook offers theoretical discussions at the desire for fairness and social justice emphases in arithmetic instructor schooling, in addition to useful examples from arithmetic instructor educators, documenting their very own specialist efforts to heart practices on fairness and social justice. part emphases comprise severe views on arithmetic instructor schooling, using fairness and social justice-themed actions in arithmetic instructor coaching classes, and problems with id and group and cultural contexts in arithmetic instructor schooling. additionally syntheses of significant rules of the booklet are provided by way of skilled researchers.

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Travel Notes from the New Literacy Studies: Instances of by Kate Pahl, Jennifer Rowsell

By Kate Pahl, Jennifer Rowsell

This booklet joins vital fields, that of literacy and multimodality, with a spotlight on neighborhood and worldwide literacies. Chapters contain paintings on media, pop culture and literacy, weblogs, worldwide and native crossings, out and in of academic settings in such destinations because the US, the united kingdom, South Africa, Australia and Canada.

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Perspectives on adults learning mathematics : research and by D. Coben, J. O'Donoghue, Gail E. FitzSimons

By D. Coben, J. O'Donoghue, Gail E. FitzSimons

The up-to-date new version of the vintage and entire advisor to the background of mathematicsFor greater than 40 years, A background of arithmetic has been the reference of selection for these trying to find out about the attention-grabbing heritage of humankind’s dating with numbers, shapes, and styles. This revised variation positive factors updated insurance of themes comparable to Fermat’s final Theorem and the Poincaré Conjecture, as well as contemporary advances in components similar to finite staff concept and computer-aided proofs.Distills millions of years of arithmetic right into a unmarried, approachable volumeCovers mathematical discoveries, ideas, and thinkers, from historic Egypt to the presentIncludes up to date references and an in depth chronological desk of mathematical and normal old developments.Whether you are drawn to the age of Plato and Aristotle or Poincaré and Hilbert, no matter if you need to be aware of extra in regards to the Pythagorean theorem or the golden suggest, A heritage of arithmetic is a necessary reference to help you discover the very good heritage of arithmetic and the boys and girls who created it

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