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Monthly Archives: August 2014
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
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
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
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