Monthly Archives: September 2014

Teaching Mathematics Through Immersion

By Priscilla Bremser, Contributing Editor, Middlebury College. Chapter 1 of Make It Stick:  The Science of Successful Learning [2] is called “Learning is Misunderstood.”  That is an understatement, as demonstrated by the remaining chapters.  The book has received several strong … Continue reading

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A Call for More Context

By Art Duval, Contributing Editor, University of Texas at El Paso One of the highlights of my summer was attending a research conference, Stanley@70, celebrating the 70th birthday of my Ph.D. advisor Richard Stanley. Because it was a birthday conference, many … Continue reading

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Why is Slope Hard to Teach?

By Sybilla Beckmann, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Georgia, and Andrew Izsák, Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Georgia. One of … Continue reading

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