Illustration by Cayla Basson Jonathan Jansen is Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Stellenbosch and the President of the Academy of Science of South Africa. He started his…
Ted Chinburg gives an exposition of a basic S-I-R model of epidemics. This model illustrates stability analysis and how the concept of herd immunity arises naturally from differential equations. Some references to more advanced models are included.
Steve Sherman is the Chief Imagination Officer of a STEAM-based NGO in South Africa called Living Maths. He teaches in classrooms all around the world. He regularly facilitates workshops for teachers and he has the privilege of sharing the excitement of maths with many students. His passion for Edtech positioned him well during the pandemic. He will talk about how he transitioned from a teacher with a physical presence in a classroom to an online provider. He will also share tips on how to make online classes more engaging.
Daniel Page makes some evidence-based suggestions for coping during the COVID-19 pandemic.