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Brain candy for Happy MutantsSun, 25 Jun 2017 17:09:24 +0000en-UShourly1https://wordpress.org/?v=4.887954168Free/open math textbook written in three days
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http://boingboing.net/2012/09/29/freeopen-math-textbook-writte.html#commentsSat, 29 Sep 2012 12:47:11 +0000http://boingboing.net/?p=184261Here is a free/open upper secondary mathematics textbook written in a single daythree days by a group of Finnish math teachers, working together in a "booksprint." Related news: California's passed a bill establishing 50 "open source" (CC-BY) textbooks for core lower-division college courses (though, as a poster on Slashdot notes, this still has to be funded in the California budget, which is a place where many good ideas go to die).
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]]>Here is a free/open upper secondary mathematics textbook written in a single daythree days by a group of Finnish math teachers, working together in a "booksprint." Related news: California's passed a bill establishing 50 "open source" (CC-BY) textbooks for core lower-division college courses (though, as a poster on Slashdot notes, this still has to be funded in the California budget, which is a place where many good ideas go to die).
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