## Welcome to the most minimalistic coding environment ever created!

Source: tixy.land It took me awhile to wrap my head around tixy.land, but the author’s Twitter announcement thread helps. Basically, you have one line of up to 32 characters at the bottom of the screen where you write your code. The math of the examples is above my head, but maybe some math teachers can…

## Math games added to the formerly science focused Legends of Learning

Source: Math and Science Games For Teachers and Students: Don Your Cape! Via: “Legends Of Learning” Adds A Ton Of Math Games | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… Legends of Learning is a freemium site that allows you to create classrooms with students for free, but there are additional paid features. A breakdown of…

## Math Is Art

For some people, math can be a necessary headache. Yes, algorithms guide countless aspects of daily life. There are tips to calculate and hours to count. But unless someone’s a specialist, they’ll probably ignore complex math in any given situation if they can help it. But Yale assistant professor of mathematics Stefan Steinerberger wants to…

## Insert equations easily into Google Docs with the Auto-LaTeX Equations add-on

This add-on lets you instantly convert every math equation in your document into beautiful latex images! This add-on lets you automatically convert every LaTeX equation in your document into beautiful images! Simply enclose your math equations within \$\$ … \$\$ and click the button in the sidebar, and all of your equations will be rendered…

## Explaining the square root of i in the most pleasant way – The Joy of Mathematics

Ok mathematics people, how is it? My favorite line, “Just beat the Euler out of it…”

## Let Google spell out that number for you

Let Google spell out that number for you. A neat feature of Google search that I didn’t know about. In the Google search box, you can type a number and append =english to the end, and Google will give you the English pronunciation of the number. I tried various other languages, and it appears this is…

## Dealing with math trauma – Don’t let timed tests form your math identity

Math trauma manifests as anxiety or dread, a debilitating fear of being wrong. This fear limits access to life paths for many people, including school and career choices. While math trauma has multiple sources, there are some that parents and teachers have power to influence directly: outdated ideas of what it means to be good at math. These…

## Solving math problems on your iPhone and iPad with the Bing iOS app

The Microsoft Bing Search app has a Math Mode which uses Bing’s Camera Intelligent search on iOS. It not only gives you the answer but also shows the method. This intelligent search meshes Microsoft’s AI with Visual Search technology to analyze the photo of the math problem and arrive at the answer. You can either…

## The math teacher and drill based math instruction

A math program that endorses drills and pain as the foundational element of math instruction (rather than a supporting element) and as a prerequisite for creative mathematical thought (rather than a co-requisite) inhibits the student and the teacher both, diminishing the student’s interest in producing that creativity and the teacher’s ability to notice it. Source: Drill-Based…