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Guide to Mathematics and Mathematicians on The Simpsons Compiled by Dr. Andrew Nestler , Santa Monica College
The Association of Teachers of Mathematics believes in providing teachers with the resources to help them develop their mathematics teaching in creative and broad-thinking ways. The ultimate aim being to develop a creative and thinking approach in mathematics learners. ATM publishes a wide range of resources and materials. They all have one thing in common: they are written by teachers for teachers and for learners. Just one of the ways we support these aims is to provide FREE resources on our website for teachers to download or use online in the classroom. Search Resources using keywords
Tears, tantrums and murder. Far from being a cold and rational exercise, maths can provoke the full range of human emotions, explains Professor Ian Stewart. In these days when wearing your heart on your sleeve is seen as qualifying you to be a true human being, rather than some robotic control freak, scientists and mathematicians are often viewed as being far too rational to be truly human. Especially mathematicians, who spend all their days doing boring sums in some remote world of the intellect.
With Valentine's Day around the corner, don't trust your instincts when it comes to selecting a mate. Human decision making is seriously flawed - but it can be fixed with a few simple sums. Be warned: this article deals primarily with shark attacks, the lottery, beer, and how to get a date using mathematics.