Our official outside blog for advocacy for maths literacy for parents and learners. It also house our automated maths lit links from our South African mathsliteracy teachers network and bits and pieces for learners to nibble on.
The Internet has made the lifelong pursuit of knowledge easier for nearly everyone in the world. There are tons of websites dedicated to providing free courses, reference books, education apps, and other learning materials. Here are 25 stand-out sites that would be useful to almost any lifelong learner.
"The MAPA Project is an initiative that strives to make African conservation more accessible and visible, because, to quote Jane Goodall: “only when people know will they care. Only when they care will they act. Only when they act can the world change”.
The MAPA Project started to do this by physically mapping protected areas in Africa displaying these on a map. By doing this we could show the world which ones have access roads, tourist facilities, management and biodiversity, and which ones don’t."
Interest in QGIS is growing among high school Geography teachers in southern Africa. Teachers are looking for GIS software that is affordable, easy to use and understand and easy to teach with. They say it’s important to be flexible and creative in the classroom and not be stuck with fixed lesson plans. Hands-on work such as on-screen digitising and map composition is important. Quantum GIS satisfies all these requirements.
s a website developed by Oliver Knill, a Harvard Mathematics professor. Mathematics in Movies is a collection of video clips from popular movies and television shows in which references to mathematics are made.