Monthly Archives: November 2014

Proportionality Confusion

By Dick Stanley, Professional Development Program, University of California at Berkeley The notion of one quantity being proportional to another is certainly a very basic part of an understanding of mathematics and of its applications, from middle school through calculus … Continue reading

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“The Time Has Come”: Highlights of the 2014 AMS Committee on Education Meeting

By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky The 2014 American Mathematical Society (AMS) Committee on Education (CoE) meeting took place on October 16-18 in Washington, D.C.  I attended as a member of the AMS CoE.  In addition to the committee … Continue reading

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The First Two Years of College Mathematics: Reflections and Highlights from the CBMS Forum

By Diana White, Contributing Editor, University of Colorado Denver In early October, approximately 150 educators and policy makers gathered together in Reston, Virginia for the fifth Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS) Forum entitled The First Two Years of College Mathematics: … Continue reading

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