Welcome to M.A.T.H. Tips: For Profs, By Profs.

We want to help you save time and energy, and give you an opportunity to connect with other faculty by sharing best practices with Math Advice for Teaching Higher Education.

What are the key areas that keep most faculty up at night? We hope to address some of these challenges and share ideas and practical tips that you can make your own.

Browse by our Category Index and see tips, articles and resources from colleagues across the nation.


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Listen: Helping Students Thrive

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...

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Watch: Genius Season One, Einstein

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...

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Math News Favorites to Follow

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...

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The Course After-action Report

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...

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Summer Reads for Math Lovers

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...

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Best Practices from the Co-Req Summit

What are your plans for implementing a co-req model at your school? Get advice, hear tips & successful implementation stories from other Math Faculty during our recent Co-Req Summit.  We hosted four speakers, and you can watch these pre-recorded sessions in any...

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Math After-Hours: Lighten up & LOL

Every once in a while it’s fun to let your students see math in the real world, but math that is wrong, very wrong is a reminder that they too can help improve the world when they catch these math FAILS! Shop: Great for final exam day to have sitting on your desk!  Or...

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Course Spotlight – Calculus

Unlike lower level math courses where creating real world problems can sometimes seem a bit artificial, Calculus lends itself to including mathematical models used in fields from economics to infectious disease.  With the wide variety of models available calculus...

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