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Here are all articles, classroom activities, and reviews arranged into annual volumes starting with 2004.

Whimsical posters of fifteen mathematicians with brief biographies.
A survey of the mathematics education of cadets in the first century after the founding of the U.S. Military Academy.
Guidelines for Submissions
Two excellent volumes on Euler in honor of his three hundredth birthday
A person has a circular yard that is 150 ft. in diameter, and wishes a walk of equal width made round it within the fence...
Two merchants, A and B, loaded a ship with 500 hhds (hogshead) of rum; A loaded 350 hhds, and B the rest; in a storm the seamen were obliged to throw overboard 100 hhds; how much must each sustain of the loss?

The author constructs a possible mathematical path from the ancient Babylonians to Pythagoras, Euclid, and the ancient Greeks.

Classrom suggestions for integrating Leonardo's ideas in several different classes
An interesting problem from Banneker's notebook as well as other problems to use with students.