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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...read more
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...read more
"I'd like to invite you to our professional development event on Friday, March 8. My coauthor, Bill Navidi, and I will discuss the state of statistics education, what drove us to write an Elementary Statistics textbook, and why we've decided to be so involved in all...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Shopping for your Math Valentine:...read more
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...read more
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...read more