"There is nothing as dreamy and poetic, nothing as radical, subversive, and psychedelic, as mathematics" (Lockhart, p. 23) Preview here a letter to the editors of the AMS Notices about "A Mathematician's Lament" by Paul Lockhard, in response to a review by William Schmidt in the April, 2013 issue.
Past News & Announcements
We are posting news, announcements, and status reports as our project progresses. Please feel free to contact us if there is information that you would like that you cannot find here or elsewhere on our site.
DAoM is pleased to announce that its project team has been invited to serve as Guest Editors of a special edition of the journal PRIMUS whose topic will be "Using Inquiry-Based Learning in Mathematics for Liberal Arts." Deadline for paper submissions is May 1, 2013: Call for Papers
Continuing NSF Support Awarded to Discovering the Art of Mathematics
In keeping with the spirit of inquiry that underlies our project, here are a few questions. Please think about them. Some clues are contained in the Fall 2012 newsletter.
Call for MAA Contributed Papers: Using Inquiry-Based Learning in Mathematics for Liberal Arts Courses, organized by Julian F. Fleron, Volker Ecke, Philip K. Hotchkiss, and Christine von Renesse, Westfield State University; Friday morning.