Best Math podcasts — Tutoring, analysis, and latest findings (Updated July 2017; image)
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Math Ed Podcast
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Interviews with mathematics education researchers about recent studies. Hosted by Samuel Otten, University of Missouri.www.mathedpodcast.comProduced by Fibre Studios
 
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Math Mutation
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Welcome to Math Mutation, a podcast for people of all ages where we discuss fun, interesting, or just plain weird corners of mathematics that you would not have heard in school.(Feedback email erik@mathmutation.com).
 
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The Type Theory Podcast
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A podcast about type theory
 
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Mathematical Moments from the American Mathematical Society
 
The American Mathematical Societys Mathematical Moments program promotes appreciation and understanding of the role mathematics plays in science, nature, technology, and human culture. Listen to researchers talk about how they use math: from presenting realistic animation to beating cancer.
 
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The Other Half
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An exploration of the life half of math and the math half of life.
 
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Mr Barton Maths Podcast
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Hello! My name is Craig Barton and I am a secondary school maths teacher at Thornleigh Salesian College, in sunny Bolton, Lancashire. I am also the TES Maths Adviser, creator of mrbartonmaths.com, diagnosticquestions.com, and a bit of a maths geek. This is my podcast! Each episode, I interview someone from the world of maths teaching and education in general who interests and inspires me. Guests so far have included Dylan Wiliam, Dan Meyer, Tom Bennett, Jo Morgan and many more. As well as di ...
 
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On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to Kris Boulton. Kris is a maths teacher and the former second in department at King Solomon Academy, where he worked alongside fellow podcast guest Bruno Reddy, achieving incredible GCSE results in challenging circumstances. Kris now works for TeachFirst, where he is Associate Director of ...…
 
On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to Professors Robert and Elizabeth Bjork. Robert Bjork is Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Robert’s research focuses on human learning and memory and on the implications of the science of learning for instruction ...…
 
Buckminster Fuller's first four-dimensional house. (Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)By erik@mathmutation.com.
 
Mandy Jansen and Dawn Berk from the University of Delaware discuss their article, "Investigating alignment between elementary mathematics teacher education and graduates' teaching of mathematics for conceptual understanding," from Harvard Educational Review. Co-author: Erin Meikle. Mandy's Professional Webpage Dawn's Professional Webpage See th ...…
 
Susan Friel from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discusses her career in mathematics and statistics education, her work on Connected Mathematics, and her part in the NCTM (1991) Professional Standards for Teaching. Susan's Professional Webpage Connected Mathematics middle school curriculum See the comments for references mention ...…
 
Should professors assign famous unsolved problems as homework? (Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)By erik@mathmutation.com.
 
On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I once again spoke to Dani Quinn. This is Part 2 of my interview with Dani Quinn, the Head of Maths at Michaela Community School (Part 1 can be found here). Before we go any further, I feel I must clear a few things up. Firstly, I do not receive money or gifts or products or anything like that for ...…
 
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Mathematical Moments from the American Mathematical Society
 
Researcher: Jim Papadopoulos, Northeastern University Description: Jim Papadopoulos talks about his years of research analyzing bicycles.By paoffice@ams.org (The AMS Public Awareness Office).
 
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Mathematical Moments from the American Mathematical Society
 
Researchers: Eleanor Jenkins, Clemson University and Kathleen (Fowler) Kavanagh, Clarkson University. Lea Jenkins and Katie Kavanagh talk about their work making farming more efficient while using water wisely.By paoffice@ams.org (The AMS Public Awareness Office).
 
Paul Cobb from Vanderbilt University received the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award from the AERA Special Interest Group on Research in Mathematics Education. This special episode features the remarks he made at the SIG-RME business meeting in San Antonio, TX, on April 28, 2017. Thanks go to Janine Remillard for capturing the audio of this prese ...…
 
Eliz Fennema, emeritus professor from the University of Wisconsin, discusses her career in mathematics education, her research on gender-differences in mathematics, and her role on the Cognitively Guided Instruction project. Guest host: Susan Empson See the comments for references mentioned during the interview Complete list of past episodes…
 
On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to Daisy Christodoulou. Daisy is a former English teacher and the current Head of Assessment at Ark Schools. She also has a new job for No More Marking, an online engine to help teachers with comparative judgement assessments. Daisy is the author of two books – 7 Myths about Education and ...…
 
Denise Spangler from the University of Georgia discusses the forthcoming chapter, "Research on core practices in K-12 mathematics teaching" (co-author: Victoria Jacobs), appearing in the Compendium of Research in Mathematics Education (NCTM). Denise's Professional Webpage Core Practice Consortium Table of Contents for the COMPENDIUM See the com ...…
 
On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to Dani Quinn. Dani is the Head of Maths at Micheala Community School – arguably the most discussed, scrutinised, controversial school in the county. It’s a school whose policies and practices divide opinion in both the teaching and political worlds. So, having read Battle Hymn of the Tige ...…
 
If you test a conjecture with values up to 60 digits, can you assume it will be true forever? (Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)By erik@mathmutation.com.
 
Chuck Munter from the University of Missouri discusses his article, "Examining relations between mathematics teachers' instructional vision and knowledge and change in practice," [FREE PDF] published in the American Journal of Education, Volume 123. (Co-author: Richard Correnti) Chuck's Professional Webpage MIST Project Website Complete list of ...…
 
Transportation matters. When people need to get places, but don’t have a good way to do so, it’s more than just a drag for them – it’s also a drag for the economy. Americans are living increasingly far from their places of employment, which knocks walking or biking out of the way for many. And not everyone has a car to get themselves from place ...…
 
On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to Greg Ashman. Greg is a maths and science teacher, originally from the UK but now based in sunny Australia. He is a prolific and influential blogger and is also working towards his PhD in Cognitive Load Theory, something which Dylan Wiliam recently tweeted was “the single most important ...…
 
Exploring the "Collatz Conjecture", which is simple enough to explain to a child, but has yet to be proven. (Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)By erik@mathmutation.com.
 
On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to Paul Rowlandson. Paul is currently the Deputy Director of Learning for Trinity Academy Trust. He is an experienced secondary mathematics teacher, one of the leads for White Rose Maths Hub, and he delivers a lot of training workshops for teachers all around the country on the likes of ba ...…
 
Gulliver's lesser known voyage to Laputa, which satirized out-of-touch mathematicians. (Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)By erik@mathmutation.com.
 
On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to someone I’ve been wanting to get on the show for ages – Tom Bennett. Among many other things, Tom is a former Religious Studies teacher, a prolific blogger, the Behaviour Advisor to the UK Department of Education and the founder of ResearchEd. He also has the notable honour of being the ...…
 
Luis Leyva from Vanderbilt University discusses his article, "An intersectional analysis of Latin@ college women's counter-stories in mathematics," published in the Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, Volume 9. http://ed-osprey.gsu.edu/ojs/index.php/JUME/article/view/295/201 Luis's professional webpage Note: Drawing on Gutiérrez (2013), the ...…
 
If a friend wants to meet "a year from Monday", when exactly is that? (Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)By erik@mathmutation.com.
 
Megan Taylor from Trellis Education (http://www.trelliseducation.org/) discusses her article, "From effective curricula toward effective curriculum use," published in the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, Volume 47. See the comments for references mentioned during the interview.
 
On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to John Corbett. John has been a maths teacher for 11 years, and is better known the world over as the man behind the ridiculously incredible Corbett Maths – the home of hundreds of free videos, practice questions, textbook exercises, revision materials and more. In a wide ranging, intervi ...…
 
Kimberly Cervello Rogers from Bowling Green State University discusses the article, "Graduate teaching assistants' enactment of reasoning-and-proving tasks in a content course for elementary teachers," published in the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, Volume 47. (Co-author: Michael Steele) Kim's Professional Website See the commen ...…
 
We know that The Weather is the most basic, most mundane small talk topic in, you know, the world. We understand that The Weather is just boring to discuss. Except when it isn’t. Join us in this episode as we discuss the fascinating, and varied, uses of math in weather predictions, from model-building to handling competing forecasts. We speak w ...…
 
Episode 6: Aaron Stump on Cedille
 
How stochastic computing cleverly utilizes the laws of probability. (Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)By erik@mathmutation.com.
 
Julie Nurnberger-Haag from Kent State University discusses her article, "A cautionary tale: How children's books (mis)teach shapes," published in Early Education and Development. Julie's Professional Webpage Article: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10409289.2016.1242993 Episode 1509 on Julie's number book study See comments for refe ...…
 
This special episode features a panel of scholars from the Argumentation, Justification, and Proof working group at the PMENA conference in Tucson, AZ. Featured are Eric Knuth from the University of Wisconsin, Orit Zaslavsky from New York University, and David Yopp from the University of Idaho. 2016 Conference Paper (via ResearchGate) 2016 Whit ...…
 
Dave Coffey and John Golden from Grand Valley State University discuss their scholarly use of blogs, Twitter, and YouTube in their thinking about mathematics education and teacher preparation. Dave's deltascape blog John's mathhombre blog #MTBoS (Math Twitter Blogosphere) See the comments for references mentioned during the episode.…
 
On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to Dylan Wiliam. Quite simply, Dylan is one of my heroes. He was the inspiration behind my Diagnostic Questions website, and his many books, presentations and writing that I have eagerly consumed over the years have always left me filled up with new ideas to try in the classroom. Dylan Wil ...…
 
Did the Third Pound Burger fail because people thought it was too small? (Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)By erik@mathmutation.com.
 
Katy Ulrich from Virginia Tech University discusses her two-part article series called "Stages in constructing and coordinating units additively and multiplicatively," published in For the Learning of Mathematics. Part 1 and Part 2 Katy's Professional Webpage See the comments for references mentioned during the interview…
 
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Mathematical Moments from the American Mathematical Society
 
Researcher: Daniel Rothman, MIT. Dan Rothman talks about how math helped understand a mass extinction.By paoffice@ams.org (The AMS Public Awareness Office).
 
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Mathematical Moments from the American Mathematical Society
 
Researcher: Daniel Rothman, MIT. Dan Rothman talks about how math helped understand a mass extinction.By paoffice@ams.org (The AMS Public Awareness Office).
 
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Mathematical Moments from the American Mathematical Society
 
Researcher: Hamsa Balakrishnan, MIT. Hamsa Balakrishnan talks about her work to shorten airport runway queues.By paoffice@ams.org (The AMS Public Awareness Office).
 
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Mathematical Moments from the American Mathematical Society
 
Researcher: Annalisa Crannell, Franklin & Marshall College. Annalisa Crannell on perspective in art.By paoffice@ams.org (The AMS Public Awareness Office).
 
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Mathematical Moments from the American Mathematical Society
 
Researcher: John A. Adam, Old Dominion University. John A. Adam explains the math and physics behind rainbows.By paoffice@ams.org (The AMS Public Awareness Office).
 
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Mathematical Moments from the American Mathematical Society
 
Researchers: Eleanor Jenkins, Clemson University, and Katie Kavanagh, Clarkson University. Eleanor Jenkins and Katie Kavanagh talk about their interdisciplinary team's work helping farmers.By paoffice@ams.org (The AMS Public Awareness Office).
 
On this episode of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I spoke to Ed Southall. As well as being a prolific blogger and Tweeter, Ed is the PGCE Mathematics Tutor at the University of Huddersfield. Interestingly, he combines this role with teaching in a local secondary school two days a week, thus giving him something of a unique perspective on both mat ...…
 
Lyn English from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, discusses her career in mathematics education, her editorship of Mathematical Thinking and Learning, and current issues related to STEM education. Lyn's professional website See the comments for references mentioned during the interview…
 
Harness the power of your "R-mode" for problem solving. (Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)By erik@mathmutation.com.
 
This episode focuses on two chapters from the the forthcoming book Psychometric Models in Mathematics Education (listen to Episode 1611 for details). First, Nicki Kersting from the University of Arizona discusses "Examining and understanding dimensionality in the context of instrument development." Second, Erik Jacobson from Indiana University ...…
 
Mimi Engel from Vanderbilt University discusses the article, "Mathematics content coverage and student learning in kindergarten," published in Educational Researcher, Volume 45. (Co-authors: Claessens, Watts, and Farkas) Mimi's Professional Website National Center for Educational Statistics See the comments for references mentioned during the i ...…
 
Are abstract expressionist paintings really fractals? (Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)By erik@mathmutation.com.
 
Michael de Villiers speaks with guest host, Michelle Cirillo, about his career in mathematics education. Dr. de Villiers is an emeritus professor from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa and an honorary professor at the University of Stellenbosch. Michael's Dynamic Math Website Michael's Professional Webpage Proof with Dynamic Geome ...…
 
Andrew Izsák from the University of Georgia and Jonathan Templin from the University of Kansas discuss their forthcoming edited volume on psychometric models in mathematics education and also their chapter entitled, "Coordinating conceptualizations of mathematical knowledge with psychometric models." The book will be published this fall by the ...…
 
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