My surprise afternoon with the MTBoS and MAA President Francis Su

The NCTM annual meeting was in Boston earlier this week. I’d reached out to Fawn Nguyen and Dan Anderson to grab lunch since we’d never met in person, and we eventually decided to meet at the MTBoS booth at the end of the conference. The choice to meet there led to several amazingly fun and … Continue reading My surprise afternoon with the MTBoS and MAA President Francis Su

Using 3D printing to help kids learn about algebra and 2d geometry

In the last couple of weeks I’ve started to get a better understanding of how to use our 3D printer to help teach the boys about both algebra and 2d geometry. The project that got me thinking about this particular application of 3d printing was based on a problem that Patrick Honner shared on his … Continue reading Using 3D printing to help kids learn about algebra and 2d geometry