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Ready, Set, Pi Day!

Pi day is just around the corner.  This month we jump-start your Pi engines with some puzzles and ideas for celebrating Pi day. Since 2013 Nasa has issued a Pi Day Challenge of four questions based on actual problems that Jet Propulsion Laboratory Scientist have...

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Can Math Predict Love?

According to a Pew Research Study in 2015, 15% of American adults have used an online dating app, a 4% jump from 2013. Algorithms rule online dating apps, but can math predict love? Turns out it depends on who you ask. Mathematician Hannah Fry says math can help you...

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Course Spotlight: Precalculus

Course Spotlight: Precalculus

Precalculus courses take a variety of different appearances depending on the institution. From two semester Algebra- Trigonometry sequences, to one semester all in one sequence, to one semester function courses. For some students precalculus will be a terminal course...

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Transforming Yourself as a Teacher

Transforming Yourself as a Teacher

Almost everyone has a memory of that one teacher that sparked something in them: an interest in math, a love of music, a create piece of poetry.  How do these teachers get there? Practice and awareness. Edutopia has a great article on becoming a transformational...

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Read: Taming the Email Demon

With hundreds of students emailing you from multiple accounts, dealing with student emails can be an over whelming task. Help yourself and your students by setting email ground rules at the start of the semester. These rules can easily be added to your syllabus or...

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