Monthly Archives: June 2016

Learning Mathematics in Context with Modeling and Technology

Dr. Brian Winkel, Professor Emeritus, Mathematical Sciences, United States Military Academy, West Point NY USA and Director of SIMIODE. I cannot accept that mathematics be taught in a vacuum. Yes, mathematics is beautiful, be it pure or applied. However, in … Continue reading

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Imagining Equity

By Priscilla Bremser, Contributing Editor, Middlebury College In my Mathematics for Teachers course, students take a fresh look at foundational concepts, such as fractions and place value, from an advanced perspective.  For some of them, our work together exposes weaknesses … Continue reading

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