Finals are Coming! Tips for Your Students

It’s that time of year again. Finals are approaching! Besides studying, there are some other important strategies students can use to increase their chance of success on these cumulative exams. Sharing these strategies with your students can help them not only in your...

Watch, Read, Listen & Shop: Lighten Up Over Break

Watch:  Snuggle up with a cup of tea and watch these lighthearted mystery shows. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries – a delightful, easy to watch show set in the 1920’s. Follow the adventurous Phryne Fisher as she elegantly helps the local, dashing, detective solve...

Math Career Spotlight: Michael LaMarca

What is your current job/career? Technical Operations Manager at Sunnova Energy Corp. I am responsible for the the energy simulation and monitoring of over 43,000 residential solar systems. How do you use math or mathematical problem solving in your work? How does...

Burnout- Busters:  Holiday Break Refresher

Winter break can be hard, we go from the chaos of the end of the semester right into the December Holidays and preparation for the spring. Here are a few suggestions to help refresh and relax. Give yourself a day free of “shoulds” – We all have a list of things...

December Prep for Spring

We share great advice to our students about time management and preparation, here we tweak that advice to help YOU prepare for the spring semester. Spring Clean in December.  To prep for the new year and a new semester go through the accumulation of papers.  Use the...

AMATYC 2017 Recap

On November 9-12th the 43rd Annual Conference for the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges was held in San Diego, CA. The Conference theme was, “Have a Prime Time.” The mission of AMATYC is “To provide high quality professional development, to...