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Math-Ed Quotes

Inspiration for homeschooling parents and classroom teachers.

Math-Ed Quotes

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Rachel Carson quote

Robert Bravo on Twitter

Only dead mathematics can be taught where competition prevails: living mathematics must always be a communal possession. —Mary Everest Boole

Quote: Living Mathematics

Richard Feynman on Understanding."What I cannot create, I do not understand.Know how to solve every problem that has been solved." Recreation of what was on Feynman's chalkboard in his office, found after his death. Going around Twitter yesterday,

(Mathhombre) Miscellanea, Feynman on Understanding. "What I cannot create, I...

Anna Quindlen: "When in doubt, choose the kids..."

mnmann on Twitter

Today’s quote is from @Mr_Harris_Math, via Twitter. Background photo courtesy of Forrest Cavale (CC0 1.0) via Unsplash.

Get in the Math Car

Today’s quote is from Raoul Bott, via The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive. Background photo courtesy of Swedish National Heritage Board (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr.

Two Ways to Do Math

Things about math that make me happy.

Intelligence plus character: that is the goal of a true education. -MLK Jr.

A simple homeschool planner | The Art of Simple

Quote by Albert Einstein, "Any fool can know..." Background photo courtesy of Backgrounds Etc (CC BY 2,0) via flickr.

The Point Is To Understand

Tutoring & Multiplication Table...

Tutoring & Multiplication Table

When test scores go up, we should worry. What's being sacrificed?

Bruce L. Smith on Twitter

John Taylor Gatto quote

Top 20 Homeschool and Parenting Quotes - Eclectic Homeschooling

Quotable Maths: Colton

Quotable Maths: Colton - Flying Colours Maths

Time spent with nature - worth it! #YRNature

Atiyah on math and art. Excellent quote found at John Cook's Endeavour. Which also has a link to an interesting paper by Atiyah and others on aesthetic and math.

Quote by Erlina Ronda in blog post, "The fun in learning mathematics is in the challenge." Background photo by USAG-Humphreys (CC BY 2.0) via flickr.

The Fun in Learning

James Sylvester on math and music. Found in the TED-Ed video on Math and Music, specifically Beethoven. I had the good fortune of going to the see the Fifth performed by the Grand Rapids Symphony this past weekend, and the TED-Ed lesson got at so much of what I was thinking about. The conductor does a lesson before the concert, and he did a great job setting the stage talking about the Fifths use of Thirds.

Progressive education wisdom...

Some writing advice from John Ruskin (1819-1900).

Few and Plain Is Best

The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God. - Euclid Mashing up the quote from today’s On This Day in Math with a conversation with Jen Silverman about her lovely introduction to constructions in GeoGebra ggbbook.

"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." - Beverly Sills, opera singer

Go Teen Writers: There Are No Shortcuts To Any Place Worth Going

"It's in play that the cognitive skills are most acutely developed." --Hara Estroff Marano

Twitter / numbalum89: "It's in play that the cognitive ...

Today’s quote is from Ben Orlin’s blog post "Learning to rock-climb is changing how I’ll teach math." Background photo courtesy of Jason Kasper (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr.

If This Feels Hard...

The most valuable resource that all teachers have is each other. Without collaboration our growth is limited to our own perspectives. John Meehan

Twitter / TeachersJourney: "The most valuable resource ...