K.S. Swaparjith is a Fourth year Integrated Physics major from IISER, Mohali. He will be explaining why a good model is one that captures and explains existing data and is able to predict new ones with desired precision.
In this piece Timmy Shum takes us on a journey of mathematical reflecting during Covid.
In this sequel, Adam Schroeder argues that despite its pristine appearance in textbooks and the classroom, mathematics is a human endeavour, often stimulated by debate and controversy. He suggests that the critique of Isaac Newton’s work on differential calculus by the 18th century Irish philosopher, Bishop George Berkley, triggered the search for more formal methods in the foundations of differential calculus.
When considering how to approach assessment with online learning, mathematics teachers are confronted with what its purpose should be. Jean-Pierre le Roux guides us through this important journey of assessing our assessments.