Electoral dysfunction: Why democracy is always unfair. Ensuring a free vote is a matter for the law. Making elections fair is more a matter for mathematicians.
Educational interfaces between mathematics and industry, Proceedings from a postponed international conference
EIMI-Study, Educational Interfaces between Mathematics and Industry ...
Proceedings from EIMI 2010 ...
The Teacher Education Study in Mathematics, or TEDS-M, is by far the largest of its kind, surveying more than 3,300 future teachers in the United States and 23,244 future teachers across 16 countries.
Breaking the Cycle: An International Comparison of U.S. Mathematics Teacher Preparation
U.S. Falls Short in Measure of Future Math Teachers
Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics, TEDS-M
"a considerable number of women study mathematics at the university level, but soon they recede and very few are seen in research,”
Special focus on women at maths congress in India
International Conference of Women Mathematicians
Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and mathematics
"[...] computer-generated effects have opened a world of enchantment in cinema. These kinds of special effects are grounded in, and depend upon, mathematics"
Filmmaking can't do without mathematics and its practitioners, [MAA] ...
Math goes to the movies, [Science Daily] ...
Calculus is the mathematics of change. It describes everything from the spread of epidemics to the zigs and zags of a well-thrown curveball. ... within that bulk you’ll find two ideas shining through. All the rest ... is just commentary. Those two ideas are the “derivative” and the “integral".
Change We Can Believe In
US: National Assessment Reform following the National Curriculum Reform
States are leading the way in creating new standards designed to ensure that students graduate from high school ready for success in college and careers,” Secretary Duncan said. “To fully realize this vision, states need new assessments that measure a broader range of students’ knowledge and skills.
$350 million now available to help consortia of states create next generation of assessments, [US Dept of education] ...
Race to Top Rules Aim to Spur in Testing
PISA 2012 (like 2003) focus on mathematics
PISA Governing Board (Meeting in Kopenhagen April 19-21 to discuss new math framework and the consultation process)
Probability Can Bite - and more from Keith Devlin´s Angle
1 Solved. 6 Millennium Prize Math Problems Remain
Information-age math finds code in ancient Scottish symbols
New articles of Steven Strogatz in New York Times
Take It to the Limit
The Abel Prize to John Tate
Prizewinning math could reveal hidden patterns in primes
All NCTM:s Yearbooks (since 1926) now at NCM:s library
No 72 will soon be published: The K–12 Mathematics Curriculum: Issues, Trends, and Future Directions
at the NCTM conference in San Diego