Category Archives: active learning

Lecture-less Modern Algebra and Foundations, Part II

This semester I decided to move away from the lecture format in my Foundations and Modern Algebra courses. I wrote about this back in March so I will refer readers to my earlier blog post for the reasons and outline … Continue reading

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I just spent a week working intensively with 5 people from very different backgrounds, whom I had mostly never met, on a problem that I’d never seen before Monday. And it was great, though I did need to sleep for … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Bout A (Teaching) Revolution

I have always taken my teaching very seriously. Mainly because I believe that I am not just teaching my students mathematics, but general skills that will make them successful in life, regardless of whether that future life involves mathematics. This … Continue reading

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