Tagged: Maths

Doodling in Math Class: Connecting Dots – YouTube

Vi Hart is pure genius wrapped up in fun!

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Parents turn to private tutors during holidays to stop ‘summer slide’ – Education News – Education – The Independent

BBC News – Private tuition boom for wealthy ‘risks learning gap’

Book Reviews: Ian Stewart’s top 10 popular mathematics books | Books | theguardian.com

The enduring myth of music and maths – Features – Classical – The Independent

In my view, the general question of whether mathematical ability and musical ability are related is much less interesting than some similar but more specific questions. I have already mentioned the possibility that mathematicians are more drawn to the piano than to other instruments. Are they more drawn to certain composers (Bach, for instance)? Are musical mathematicians more drawn to certain areas of mathematics? Do mathematicians tend to listen to music in a more analytical “A is to B as C is to D” way rather than simply allowing themselves to be caught up in the emotion? One can imagine many interesting surveys and experiments that could be done, but for now this is uncharted territory and all we can do is speculate.

The enduring myth of music and maths – Features – Classical – The Independent.

Finding Moonshine: To Infinity and beyond