This is an interesting article published by the Guardian this week. Many of my students come to me as a direct result of their parents identifying these problems.
One of my students recommended a film he thought I would enjoy and was kind enough to loan me the DVD. Yesterday afternoon, I settled down to watch it. It tells the story of three American female mathematicians who worked for NASA in the 1960s. The film is truly inspirational - and is based on a true story - it is well worth setting aside a chilly Sunday afternoon to watch!
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