Monthly Archives: August 2015

Why High-Impact Educational Practices (Despite Being So Labor–Intensive) Keep Me Coming For More

By Maria Mercedes Franco, Coordinator for Undergraduate Research & Associate Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science, Queensborough Community College-The City University of New York (CUNY) By the time I was finishing graduate school, I had done much soul-searching and had come … Continue reading

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Let Your Students Do Some Grading? Using Peer Assessment to Help Students Understand Key Concepts

By Elise Lockwood, Contributing Editor, Oregon State University On many occasions when I grade my students’ proofs, or when I read their solution to a particularly interesting problem, I am surprised by something I read. Sometimes I am surprised because … Continue reading

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Start Small, Think Big: Making a Difference Through K-12 Mathematics Outreach

By Kathleen Fowler, Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Clarkson University Since starting my career as a faculty member in 2003, I jumped right in to K-12 Outreach and have never looked back. I was motivated by … Continue reading

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