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We all know that if students are organized and keep a notebook it, can really help ease anxiety for quizzes and exams. Assigning a small part of your grade to a notebook can really help in this regard. We all know students rarely do optional work; so if you’re not...read more
Are you or someone you know thinking about a position outside of academia? Searching for a corporate position requires diligence and a bit of leg work. It is not always obvious how academic skills translate to the business world. On top of that most industries have...read more
Summer school offers different set of challenges than during the regular school year; a condensed shorter time frame and perhaps more frequent meetings might be just two of these challenges. Whatever the format, we’ve pulled together ten tips to help make your summer...read more
There are only so many times you can do Jeopardy and Bingo games to review topics. Plus, these games can be competitive, not collaborative. If you are looking for a way to review and foster collaboration, the jigsaw technique is a good one. The technique dates back to...read more
Math professor and textbook author Sherri Messersmith joins the Double Shelix podcast to discuss how educators and schools can help students thrive - especially students who arrive in the classroom underprepared for success. Sherri's teaching philosophy incorporates...read more
Summer is here and many of us use this time not only to take a break from the rigors of the classroom or administration but also to hone our teaching and other skills. Organizations such as MAA and AMATYC and NCTYM have archives of webinars and also host summer...read more
Featured on the National Geographic Channel or Blu Ray/DVD Unless you catch old episodes of Numbers, it isn’t easy to find a good binge-watch with a math spin. New to DVD and Blu Ray and still streaming is the first season of Genius, which focuses on the life of...read more
Interesting news sources abound to help you stay current on interesting math news all summer long. Here’s our list of favorites! Facebook News feeds: Inside Higher Ed Chronicle of Higher Education Mathematical Association of America American Mathematical Society Art...read more
After any sporting event, major project or implementation teams meet to discuss how the project went, the good and the bad. It can be helpful to hold a course post mortem or after-action meeting with your teaching team, or just for yourself, to identify areas in...read more
Accessorize your reading list with a new math-inspired beach towel and the most stylish math nerd eyeglasses we have seen! Read The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure - Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Rotraut Susanne Berner (Illustrator), Michael Henry Heim...read more