Awesome Free Maths Software

I could write a very long blog about free mathematics software, but don't really need to as someone else has done it for me a couple of years ago: http://math-blog.com/2007/06/02/3-awesome-free-math-programs/ Antonio Cangiano omits my personal favourite - Geogebra. In my view, this is one of the best pieces of mathematical software around. It's great for … Continue reading Awesome Free Maths Software

Pupils’ Drawings of Mathematicians

Much of the research concerning attitudes to mathematics suggests that pupils and teachers are generally negative about the subject. One of the most startling pieces of research I have come across is that of Picker and Berry (2000). They¬†asked children from five countries to draw pictures of mathematicians. One of the resulting images, drawn by … Continue reading Pupils’ Drawings of Mathematicians