MathEd 300 Fall 201
16 in-class sschedule byy topic
Sep 6, 8
Sep 13, 15
Sep 20, 22
Sep 27, 29
Oct 4, 6
Oct 11, 13
Oct 18, 20
Oct 25, 27
Nov 8, 10
Nov 15, 17
Dec 6, 8
MathEd 300: Two Famous Historical Mathematician Presentations
Overall idea of the presentations
In this course, each of you will choose one earlier famous historical mathematician(s), and one
later mathematician(s) from the list shown later in these instr
Philosophies in the Teaching of Mathematics Paper
Whether you are a mathematics education major or not, since MathEd 300 is a part education
course, it is required for you to think about how what you are learning relates to the teaching of
Philosophy on the Nature of Mathematics Project
This project deals with different philosophical opinions on the nature of mathematics itself.
Throughout history, people have held quite different beliefs on what mathematics fundamentally
Philosophy of Mathematics Project
Platonism: Here is where you will write about the Platonist philosophy of mathematics. DO
NOT PLAGIARIZE. You dont need any introduction, or anything, just dive in and start
describing this philosophy.
Philosophy in Mathematics Teaching Paper
Repeat after me: My paper will not have fluffy, meaningless sentences that are just
trying to fill in space, nor will I use words or phrases that its not clear I actually understand.
MathED 300 Homework
You can see the trend line form the dots
Have theoretical quantities compared with your sample quantities.
Cannot see what the true quantities are just have a rough estimate
Really cannot pict
G. H. Hardy and S.
Presentation By: Vanessa Rico
Timeline of Major Events During their
1879- Thomas Edison Demonstrates his incandescent light bulb.
1886- Heinrich Hertz discovers radio waves and declares them of "No use
mm Mimi-i RWY
Read "Equiality" from Thinking Mathematically (Carpenter, Franke, & Levi, 2003), then
answer tha following questions.
1. How does a weak understanding of the equal sign limit student learning