Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Liberal Art of Mathematics

By Priscilla Bremser, Contributing Editor, Middlebury College Somehow, over the last 600 years or so, mathematics has moved from the core of the liberal arts disciplines to entirely outside. We’re all used to this; a “liberal arts math” course is … Continue reading

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Reading Articles in Mathematics Education – It’s Not Just for Prospective Teachers!

By Elise Lockwood, Contributing Editor, Oregon State University. When I teach classes for pre-service teachers, I typically have the students read and discuss a math education article about the teaching or learning of content they may eventually teach. This may … Continue reading

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We Did the Math! Student Perspectives on Inquiry-Based Learning

By Sarah E. Andrews and Justin R. Crum, undergraduate Mathematics majors at Northern Arizona University, and Taryn M. Laird, graduate student in Mathematics at, and 2014 graduate of, Northern Arizona University. Editor’s note: The editorial board believes that in our … Continue reading

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