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The Math Club

Sep 20, 2023

What do you get if you cross 11,520 isosceles triangles with the happiest place on Earth?  The Epcot ball, of course, which is perhaps the most famous geodesic structure in the world.  Join Pete and Noah as they investigate these incredibly sturdy mathematical objects… and make sure to wear your clam diggers!

Sep 6, 2023

Pete is back, and Noah is eager to hear about his trip and record a new episode about an interesting bit of European math.  Join us for some zero-based counting, inspired by an elevator that Pete rode on his first day in Spain.

Aug 23, 2023

We’ve spoken with previous guests about classroom math instruction, as well as how to help students with learning disabilities in mathematics.  But what about the enormous middle ground of students who need extra help, but don’t qualify for special education services?  In this episode we’re joined by Jonathan...

Aug 9, 2023

In this episode, the search for a temporary co-host to sub for Pete turns into a conversation about mathematical substitutions.  Join Noah and (the other) Pete as they talk about this powerful strategy, and why being manipulative can be a good thing when you’re doing math.

Jul 26, 2023

With Pete away on vacation, Noah invites a panel of educators over for a lively conversation about mathematics instruction.  Join us as the panel discusses their early days in the classroom, how math education has changed over the past few decades, and what changes they’d like to see in the future.