So you are stuck at home, the children aren’t in school, but you still need to get some work done. … More
Over a hundred years ago an American medical doctor performed an experiment to weigh the human soul. The number he … More
Someone told me we need another child so we can cover all 7 colours of the rainbow. As they say … More
The picture of the world presented in children’s books today is a baby boomer’s fairy tale.
An outline of a day in my life of practicing mathematical literacy. These are activities I do with all my children, ages 0, 3, 5 and 7.
Quantum Physics for Babies. Some find it hard to believe. But it is indeed a real book, and other books … More
This talk was given at the University of Sydney School of Physics Colloquium 19 June 2017.
In today’s culture, all you have to do is not be an asshole to be a hero.
“In mathematics you don’t understand things. You just get used to them.” ― John von Neumann
It is too easy to get trapped into the mentality that—because you know better—you can instantly fix a child’s problem. So why is it that resistance follows? Hint: it’s because you are not listening.