Sanity Savers for April

Spring semester means spring break and distracted students. Whether you are post or pre-spring break here are a few tips and tricks designed to re-ignite the spark in your semester and recapture your student’s attention. Find the math in your major. Students often...

Corequisite Remediation: Case Study & Resources

Corequisite course options are popping up around the country with the goal to ultimately save time and move students through their entry level, credit-bearing math course with better understanding of the course material at hand.  First, let’s define: What is a...

The NFL + Ph.D. = Frank Ryan

We recently spotlighted the story of math wiz and football star John Urschel of the NFL Baltimore Ravens; however, John isn’t the only NFL veteran who has a Ph.D. in mathematics.  Many thanks to Stephen Gilmore at Johnson C. Smith University in NC for sharing...

Origami: The Intersection of Art & Mathematics

A former NASA physicist, Robert Lang is one of the world’s leading origami masters and theorists.  Not only has he written several books on origami, but he has applied origami principles to solving engineering problems ranging from the best way to fold an airbag, to...
Are Learning Styles Real?

Are Learning Styles Real?

Students often believe that they have a fixed learning style. In this Guardian article, eminent neuroscientists discuss the myth of “learning styles” and why it harms, rather than helps,...

Math Toys for All Ages!

It is never too early to spread your love of math. Looking for an age appropriate science gift or just some cool math and science items? Geekwrapped has math and science toys for kids of all ages. Even some you might want yourself! Explore Geekwrapped:...