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MoMath = MoLearning

What the Museum of Math Can Teach Us About the Live Experience  by Lindsay of @karmeck360

 The Museum of Mathematics, North America’s first museum devoted to mathematics opened in December at the top of Madison Square Park (the patch of green to the west of Shake Shack, to the east of Eataly).  MoMath, as it has been christened, is attracting attention for its unique spin on subject matter not known for glitzy presentation.

At MoMath, complex principles of geometry are not scratched onto chalkboards or muttered incoherently by foreign teaching assistants, but rather presented as a vibrant, hands-on experience. Almost every exhibit can be manipulated, mounted, and made to come alive in some manner.

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