Math is beautiful. But most students won’t get to see that beauty until it's too late. Quanta interviewed AoPS Founder Richard Rusczyk on how Art of Problem Solving teaches math as a creative discipline, and why the accumulation of knowledge isn't the end goal of learning – rather, it's about being playful, open, and willing to try new things.
Break out the sidewalk chalk, it’s time for #Mathwalk! This summer, AoPS Academy students are preventing summer slide by putting their creative problem-solving to work — chalking out math problems on sidewalks around their community for neighbors to solve.
This New Year, we’re challenging YOU to Resolve to Problem Solve. We want you to pledge to solve problems with your student for the whole month of January. AoPS have all types of free resources that make it easy!
So many of the problems worth solving in life are hard. If they were easy, someone else would have solved them before you got to them. Read our strategies for dealing with hard problems in math — and beyond.