Math/Maths 62: The linearity of deliciousness

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: GCSE results; Google's Eric Schmidt criticises education in the UK; Harvard study says poverty doesn’t explain away low American math scores; LHC results put supersymmetry theory 'on the spot'; Women sparse in math, science fields; Science reporting – ready to come of age?; How to Fix Our Math Education; The Wrath Against Khan: Why Some Educators Are Questioning Khan Academy; First instalment of the eagerly awaited results to the pizza survey; Met Office Weather game. Afterwards, Peter spoke to special guest Tony Mann about cereal bars and the linearity of deliciousness.

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Mathematics on the march – increased GCSE passes are a credit to all
GCSE results 2011: girls widen their lead
Google's Eric Schmidt criticises education in the UK
Harvard study says poverty doesn’t explain away low American math scores
LHC results put supersymmetry theory 'on the spot'
Women sparse in math, science fields
Science reporting – ready to come of age?
How to Fix Our Math Education
Math instruction goes viral
The Wrath Against Khan: Why Some Educators Are Questioning Khan Academy
Khan Academy and the Effectiveness of Science Videos
Peter Rowlett: Further uses of screencasting – but are they effective?
Using a tablet PC and screencasts
Intro to ‘The Internet Librarian and Curator for Mathematics Videos’
Interim report: ‘Internet Librarian and Curator for Mathematics Videos’
What are some questions, relevant to mathematical sciences HE in England and Wales, that would be good to answer? What issues come up in your teaching or assessment that you wish you had more information on or a good answer for?
First instalment of the eagerly awaited results to the pizza survey
Met Office Weather game
The cereal bar advert

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Find Peter Rowlett at peterrowlett.net or on Twitter as @peterrowlett.

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