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May 2, 2015

Images of Math, and Mathematical Images

“Do you see what I mean?” When we talk about understanding, we often use words associated with vision and sight. Yet there is so much to the concept of “understanding” that does not fit the conventional definition of something that is literally “visible.” In my first year of teaching, 23 years ago, I asked my students to make “magazines” called “Math Illustrated.”  The... Read more

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