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“Matemarketing” in the classroom bringing mathematics to the real world

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Mathematics is present among all subjects as tough cookie, the difficult subject, one that does not really know what is going to serve and sometimes has no apparent direct application. Either by tradition or perhaps because really there is some truth in it. ¿Square roots? ¿Algebraic expressions? Functions? ¿Equations? “And that to me is going to serve?” Are questions that we have had to face in class more than once. And with good reason: lack some marketing math to “sell” something better. Continue reading

Oxford Scandal Shakes up the Education World

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Oxford Scandal Shakes up the Education World

Oxford is thought to be the pioneer of education all over the world and it comes as an inherent disappointment when a scandal like this comes to the fore. The newest scandal against the ancient university is that of taking students in accordance with their wealth, reports The Guardian. The news, revealed just this week, shocked students and parents across the world because of the inherent knack of meritocracy that Oxford was so well renowned for. This is the reason why many students were rejected to be a part of Oxford last year, since they had to prove that they had a substantial amount of wealth. Not only did that form an elitist society, but also did not give any chances to students from smaller backgrounds who deserved to study at the university. Continue reading