(Editor's note: I'm going on vacation this week, so I hope to get lots of comments, feedback, pushback, etc. by the time I get back.) I'm a huge fan of the McSweeney's Annual "Best of American Non-Required Reading" edited by Dave Eggers. As a more-or-less weak reader (in terms of what I actually accomplish) I … Continue reading Open Discussion: Would a PDF annual for math blogging be helpful? Or just a lot of work?

## Resources and slides for my #NTAC12 sessions

Just like I did for April's PBL and STEM conferences in North Carolina, I'm posting all the slide decks (as they currently exist) for my sessions at the New Tech Annual Conference next week right here. Whether you're a New Tech teacher or not I hope you find them helpful and/or informative. I also want … Continue reading Resources and slides for my #NTAC12 sessions

## Today, in improper use of Venn Diagrams

From the Mitt Romney campaign. According to basic set notation, this is presented as A ∩ B, when they really mean the opposite. I'm pretty sure this isn't the first and won't be the last improperly used mathematical tool of the 2012 campaign. Let's be sure to name and shame it when it happens. (Slate's Dave … Continue reading Today, in improper use of Venn Diagrams