Monthly Archives: December 2016

Five traps of technology

“Mathematics is not done with a computer. Mathematics is not done with pencil and paper. Mathematics is done with the brain.” ~ An anonymous participant of the Computer Based Mathematics Summit, London, 2011     The heart of mathematics education is ensuring that students develop both knowledge of mathematics (here is a definition of mathematics) […]

Just Google It

In an age where fake news is beginning to dominate the media consumed by millions of people around the world and Google’s results are being gamed by racist organizations, claiming that students don’t need to know anything because “they can just Google it” is irresponsible at best and negligent at worst. Students (and adults) are […]