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When students realize that time is getting short and they need to get their grade up, they often look to get tutoring. The problem is many students need tips on how to make the most of a tutoring sessions! Here are some suggestions to share with your students to...read more
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...read more
We're pleased to introduce you to Evelyn Lamb. If you know of someone who would be ideal to profile in our Math Careers segment, please contact us today! What is your current job/career? I am a freelance math and science writer. The vast majority of my articles are...read more
Everyone knows March is the month when Pi Day happens, but March 14th isn’t the only math-y thing that goes on in March. On your spring break enjoy some March related recreational mathematics. THE OSCARS Here’s how the winners get selected, an interesting application...read more
Remember being amazed by rainbows? Wondering how they formed? Wanting to find the end of the rainbow and the elusive pot of gold? From cereal boxes, to YouTube Viral videos, to bagels, rainbows continue to delight us. But how are rainbows formed and how did it they...read more
We appreciate the faculty who shared their favorite teaching tips with us at our booth at AMATYC November 2017. Take a look at these classic tips. Strive for excellence but remember that you grow from failures. - Rockward Don’t just reach out to struggling students....read more
Did you know that there is a National Museum of Mathematics? MO Math is just that. Housed on 26th street in NYC, this museum has something for all ages and skill levels. There are a variety of programs for children (Expansions) as well as adults. You can take an in...read more
It’s that time again; the Winter Olympics are here! How can we tie the Olympic spirit to mathematics? Share the spirit of math competitions! There is an international competition for high school students each July called the International Mathematical Olympiad. The...read more
Pi day is just around the corner. This month we jump-start your Pi engines with some puzzles and ideas for celebrating Pi day. Since 2013 Nasa has issued a Pi Day Challenge of four questions based on actual problems that Jet Propulsion Laboratory Scientist have...read more
Precalculus courses take a variety of different appearances depending on the institution. From two semester Algebra- Trigonometry sequences, to one semester all in one sequence, to one semester function courses. For some students precalculus will be a terminal course...read more