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March 14th, affectionately known as "Pi Day" (with 3/14 representing 3.14), is the biggest unofficial math holiday on the calendar. Here are some fun classroom activities to get your students engaged with the amazing constant! Memorizing the Digits of Pi One of the...read more
The first few weeks of the semester are often a rush of learning names, student adds and drops, meetings, and general sett-up. As things begin to settle down, here are a few simple tips to prepare for long-term success. Office Hours to Review Session - Rename a...read more
Keeping on top of the expanding field of educational research could be a full-time job. We can help you out! Here are five new articles on math education and changes in educational pedagogy that will take your teaching to the next level. On the link between curiosity...read more
New Technology to Try in the Classroom for Quizzing, Time Management, and Group Work. It seems that every day a new app appears to help with some facet of your life. Many apps are tailored to in-classroom use but others, while business-focused, can also be used in...read more
Shopping for your Math Valentine:...read more
If you like puzzles, problems of the day, or lifelong learning in the math and science realms, the website https://brilliant.org/ and accompanying app are worth a look. There are several levels of membership. There is a free course level where one can do lessons in...read more
This 2003 novella from Japanese author Yoko Ogawa (translated by Steven Snyder) has a little bit of a Tuesdays with Morrie feel. The three major characters are a professor with a brain injur and the single mother and her son who take on the task of being the...read more
For quite some time, college math courses have focused almost solely on the mathematical knowledge students would need for success in their chosen careers. If we’re honest, students in non-STEM fields don’t really need much in the way of mathematical knowledge. What...read more
Making an IMPACT On November 15 – 18 the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges held its 44th Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. The theme was Bright Ideas. Belaboring the joke that ran through the conference, it was a magical time. The conference...read more
The Online Learning Consortium awarded the 2018 Digital Learning Innovation awards to: Arizona State University & University of Central Florida for their use of ALEKS across their respective mathematics programs.The 2018 DLIAward - Institution category,...read more