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Monthly Archives: June 2014
By Art Duval, Contributing Editor, University of Texas at El Paso Almost fifteen years later, Lucy Michal still remembers the exact words Phil Daro told the leaders of the El Paso Collaborative for Academic Excellence as they were preparing to … Continue reading
By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky. This post is inspired by an article by Karen Marrongelle and Chris Rasmussen , in which they discuss the false dichotomy between all lecture and all student discovery as the two exclusive teaching … Continue reading
By Elise Lockwood, Contributing Editor, Oregon State University. As an undergraduate, it was easy for me to assume that as my professors conducted mathematical research, beautiful, complete proofs came to them in moments of epiphany. Their work was mysterious to … Continue reading
By Jerry Dwyer, professor in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics and Director of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Center for Outreach, Research & Education (STEM-CORE) at Texas Tech University. This essay describes the changes that have taken place in … Continue reading
By The Editorial Board. There are major changes afoot in both K-12 and postsecondary mathematics education. For example, the widespread adoption of the Common Core State Mathematics Standards  has been a focal point for everyone involved in K-12 education … Continue reading