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The Odds of March Madness

Want to win a million dollars a year for life? Simple! Just fill out a perfect March Madness bracket. The odds of getting a perfect bracket are so astronomically high that last year billionaire Warren Buffet offered $1 million dollars a year for life to any Berkshire...

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Let’s Talk Jobs: Where’s the Growth?

Looking for a new approach when discussing career paths with students? Use this breakdown of the fastest-growing jobs in each U.S. state to guide your conversations! Sharing information on fast-growing job areas encourages students to think futuristically rather than...

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Easy as Pi

Easy as Pi

March 14th, affectionately known as "Pi Day" (with 3/14 representing 3.14), is the biggest unofficial math holiday on the calendar. Here are some fun classroom activities to get your students engaged with the amazing constant! Memorizing the Digits of Pi One of the...

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8 Essentials for Winter/Spring Success

The first few weeks of the semester are often a rush of learning names, student adds and drops, meetings, and general sett-up.  As things begin to settle down, here are a few simple tips to prepare for long-term success. Office Hours to Review Session - Rename a...

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5 Articles on Math Education and Pedagogy

Keeping on top of the expanding field of educational research could be a full-time job.  We can help you out! Here are five new articles on math education and changes in educational pedagogy that will take your teaching to the next level. On the link between curiosity...

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6 Apps to Rethink Student Learning

6 Apps to Rethink Student Learning

New Technology to Try in the Classroom for Quizzing, Time Management, and Group Work. It seems that every day a new app appears to help with some facet of your life.  Many apps are tailored to in-classroom use but others, while business-focused, can also be used in...

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Just for Fun: Brilliant

If you like puzzles, problems of the day, or lifelong learning in the math and science realms, the website https://brilliant.org/  and accompanying app are worth a look. There are several levels of membership. There is a free course level where one can do lessons in...

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Read: The Housekeeper and the Professor

This 2003 novella from Japanese author Yoko Ogawa (translated by Steven Snyder) has a little bit of a Tuesdays with Morrie feel. The three major characters are a professor with a brain injur and the single mother and her son who take on the task of being the...

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