Demystifying maths using art and culture

"How can art or culture help to make mathematics, which most learners regard as "difficult" and "abstract", more user-friendly? Better still, how can Ndebele paintings be used to demystify the subject and make learning a pleasant experience? "

Maths podcast on stochasticity

How big a role does randomness play in our lives? Do we live in a world of magic and meaning or … is it all just chance and happenstance? To tackle this question, we look at the role chance and randomness play in sports, lottery tickets, and even the cells in our own body. Along the way, we talk to a woman suddenly consumed by a frenzied gambling addiction, two friends whose meeting seems purely providential, and some very noisy bacteria.

Motion Chart of Internet Usage World Wide or fun with numbers

My maths literacy research paper

My paper on the agonies and successes of creating an informal online community of practice /learning ecology for mathematical literacy teachers in South Africa. It also explains the tools I used and how it impact(ed) on the community.

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