Category Archives: women in math

I’ve got my mindset on you, growth.

Last week Sara brought up growth mindset as an important part of talking to students dealing math anxiety and insecurity. When I first heard the phrase a few months ago, I thought it was maybe some hokey visualization mantra for … Continue reading

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Sonia Kovalevsky Day at Hood College

Yesterday was the last day of our fall break, and also Hood’s 10th annual Sonia Kovalevsky Day. I’m embarrassed to say that before my interview here I’d barely even heard of Sonia Kovalevsky, and definitely never heard of a day … 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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