Hashtag Math530: Taking Statistics Students on a Twitter Trip

By Ellen Greenberg Four years ago, I created a Twitter account for personal and professional development.  It was an entry point for my curiosity in the digital world.  I have been teaching mathematics and statistics for more than 20 years after a 6-year career as a computer programming.  I found Twitter to be an easy… Read More

Susan Lee ’19 Takes First Place Award in ASA National Data Visualization Poster Competition

Susan Lee ’19 researched the impacts of formal Sex Education on STI/SSTD’s and adolescent pregnancy in the United States, as compared to that of the Netherlands. Pictured above is Susan and her AP Statistics teacher, Ellen Greenberg. Susan will take home $300 and a plaque, and also earned a plaque for our school. There will… 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.