Tag: literature

Maths & Art

Summary: Broad view of art and mathematics, including mathematical physics, randomness, geometry and the other arts. Author: plus.maths Electronic Access: https://plus.maths.org/content/teacher-package-maths-and-art Type of document: Online

The housekeeper and the professor

Summary: The story centers around a mathematician, who suffered brain damage in a traffic accident in 1975 and since then can produce only 80 minutes’ worth of memories, and his interactions with a housekeeper (the narrator) and her son “Root” as the Professor shares the beauty of equations with them. Author: Yoko Ogawa Publication Year:…
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The Integration of Children’s Literature Into Mathematics

Summary: Integrating children’s literature in mathematics is one way to provide relevance and demonstrate problem-solving strategies. Author: Jaime Elrath Goldstein Publication Year: 2007 Electronic Access: https://epublications.regis.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=&httpsredir=1&article=1027&context=theses Type of document: Article

Mathematics in Literature

Summary: A description of how literature can be used to teach mathematics. Author: Sally I. Lipsey and Bernard S. Pasternack Electronic Access: http://math.unipa.it/~grim/SiLipsey.PDF Type of document: Article

Connecting Mathematics and Literature: An Analysis of Pre-service Elementary School Teachers’ Changing Beliefs and Knowledge

Summary: This study examined the influences on eight preservice elementary school teachers’ beliefs and knowledge of teaching mathematics through literature. Author: Jane M. Wilburne and Mary Napoli Publication Year: 2008 Electronic Access: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ835505.pdf Type of document: Article

An Abundance of Katherines

Summary: A boy sets out on a road trip with a friend to get over his unsuccessful personal relations. He uses charts to illustrate the mathematical relations between the person who dumps and the person who gets dumped. Author: John Green Publication Year: 2006 Type of document: Novel

Literature and mathematics

Summary: Biography of the Japanese mathematician and essayist Fujiwara. Author: Masahiko Fujiwara Publication Year: 2018 Electronic Access: https://www.asymptotejournal.com/nonfiction/masahiko-fujiwara-literature-and-mathematics/ Type of document: Article

Using Multicultural Literature to Teach Math

Summary: This is a tutorial video which investigates how we can use multicultural literature in math class to help students develop an understanding of how math is a universal language. Author: Best Practices Weekly; Primary Edition Publication Year: 2014 Electronic Access: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9b8jV-mhvGk Type of document: Tutorial

Popular Math Literature Books

Summary: This is a list which contains some of the most popular Math Literature Books. A very brief summary for each book is being provided in most of the cases, along with a series of community reviews. Author: Goodreads Publication Year: 2018 Electronic Access: https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/math-literature Type of document: Online catalogue