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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...read more
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...read more
When we think about advising students we often focus on the obvious; what course comes next in the student’s sequence? However, there is more to successful advisement than sequence. Whether advice comes from a counselor or a faculty member, here are some other things...read more
We often focus on test-taking skills for before and during a test, but neglect the “after.” Students would benefit from some help understanding how they can learn from their mistakes. The first key skill is identifying the types of mistakes they make, only then can...read more
In this month's Career spotlight, we'd like to introduce you to Lydia Tolman. What is your current job/career? Actuary. My current title is Manager over Individual Rating and Forecasting in the Actuarial Services Department of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. How do...read more
Who doesn't enjoy a break and a good laugh? Share with your colleagues or students as you see fit! Jokes & Memes Nerdy Math Jokes https://pagez.fun/2811/20-spectacularly-nerdy-math-jokes A Collection of math Memes: https://www.pinterest.com/jacksonkel/math-mania/...read more
Don't-miss these 10 mind-blowing Math documentaries: https://pagez.tv/10232/10-mindblowing-math-documentaries-to-watch Like brain puzzles? The Vsauce YouTube channel covers an endless array of seemingly paradoxical problems....read more
LISTEN Want to keep up with the newest trends in Math Education? Take a listen to the Math ed podcast http://mathed.podomatic.com/ The newest advancement in ed tech is discussed weekly on the ed tech podcast https://theedtechpodcast.libsyn.com/ Did you know...read more
When teaching statistics, it can be difficult to find interesting data sets or information that engages students. However, you are in luck because there are several resources out there that do the work for you! A perennial favorite to show that correlation is not...read more
It is that time of the semester again! November is month when the end seems so close, yet so far away. It is also the month when students can easily lose focus, between overwhelming demands for their time and the Thanksgiving break How do we help them stay on track...read more