In Defense of High Stakes

In setting students up for success beyond school, is there merit to high-stakes forms of assessment? Read this post by Nick Zufelt, Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science and Tang Fellow for the Tang Institute’s blog.

Announcing the 2019 MOAA (Math Open At Andover)

For the second year, our Math Club and Math Team students will host a middle school math competition on campus on Saturday, October 12, 2019. The event is called the Math Open At Andover (MOAA). Please visit the link below for more details. https://www.andovermathopen.com/ There were more than 100 competitors registered for this event last… Read More

Unused Business Cards Become Menger Sponges

The Menger sponge is a fractal which is the three-dimensional analog of the Sierpinski carpet.  As the number of iterations approaches infinity, the construction’s volume approaches zero while it’s surface area increases without bound.  Mr. Lisa’s 575 classes ended up building a level-2 sponge entirely out of business cards.