Monthly Archives: August 2014

Call for Nominations: American Mathematical Society Awards

From The Editorial Board. We thought our readers might be interested to know that nominations are now open for several American Mathematical Society awards related to teaching and learning.  The deadline for nominations for the following awards is September 15, 2014.–  Award for Impact on … Continue reading

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Assessment in Postsecondary Mathematics Courses

By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky. Our understanding of the importance of processes and practices in student achievement has grown dramatically in recent years, both in mathematics education and education more broadly.  As a result, at the K-12 level … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematical Practices

By Elise Lockwood, Contributing Editor, Oregon State University and Eric Weber, assistant professor of mathematics education in the College of Education, Oregon State University. As students’ mathematical thinking develops, and they encounter more advanced mathematical topics, they are often expected … Continue reading

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Mathematics Instruction, an Enthusiastic Activity

By William Yslas Vélez, Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Arizona. The best recruiting tool I have to convince students that they should continue in the study of mathematics is the mathematics that I am teaching, … Continue reading

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