A Successful Developmental Math Redesign

A Successful Developmental Math Redesign

Condense, Customize, Collaborate, and Complete: Thank you to Nicole Franics, Vikki Maurer and Claire Burke for sharing their experience! Our mathematics department at Linn Benton Community College in Oregon was struggling with how to solve several problems within our...

Tips to Deal with Midterm Mayhem

Right about now both students and instructors start to feel the mid-semester burn.  The energy of the beginning of term subsides and the weight of work and expectations begins to weigh on students. How can we help ourselves and our students reset? Try having at least...

Math for Elementary Teachers: Book Nook

When teaching children to read, no one said we can’t sneak a little math into the lesson as well. There are many children’s books with math themes.  You can have your future Elementary Teachers create a sample activity or lesson around one as an assignment. Sir...
Course Spotlight: Liberal Arts Math- Financial Literacy

Course Spotlight: Liberal Arts Math- Financial Literacy

In 2015 Standard & Poor’s, Gallup, the World Bank, and George Washington University crafted a short five question quiz to test financial literacy across the globe,  two-thirds of respondents failed the quiz, and the United States didn’t make the top ten for...

Watch or Read: The Bletchley Circle

  The Bletchley Circle series is more Downton Abbey than Imagination Game. A lot like Numbers in the way characters pause mid- procedural to explain a code breaking concept, the Bletchley circle series center on a group of women (amateur) crime investigators who...