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February 28, 2017
The Problem with Assessment

Eugenia Cheng, the author of How to Bake Pi, said in a colloquium she gave at MƒA this past fall that mathematics is best learned through understanding and play. She went through various examples, including connecting category theory to Bach and Battenberg cakes with group theory. Doing so, Cheng showed how intuitive ideas that have visual components can make mathematics playful and...