Posts tagged with magic

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

X marks the spot

This fall, I’ve been leading a seminar for the Charlotte Teachers Institute entitled, Math through Popular Culture. This Thursday will be our last session together. We will lead a Celebration of Mind event co-hosted by CTI, the Bernard Society of Mathematics at Davidson College, UNCC Math Department, the Charlotte Teachers Circle, and HHMI Outreach at […]

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

A Magical Cent

On October 21, 2010, over 60 sites around the world celebrated the life of Martin Gardner. Davidson College was among the locations. Our time together was filled with fun, math, and laughter – a fitting evening in honor of an influential man. While having no formal education in mathematics, Martin Gardner had an enormous influence […]