Monthly Archives: June 2015

We Started a Directed Reading Program (And So Can You!)

By Steve Balady, graduate student, University of Maryland – College Park What’s the Directed Reading Program? “The Directed Reading Program (DRP) pairs undergraduates with mathematics graduate student mentors for semester-long independent study projects.” This mission statement isn’t mine — it … Continue reading

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Attending to Precision: A Need for Characterizing and Promoting Careful Mathematical Work

By Elise Lockwood, Contributing Editor, Oregon State University My research focus is on undergraduate students’ solving of counting problems, and I have worked toward better understanding students’ combinatorial thinking. Counting problems provide excellent opportunities for students to engage in meaningful … Continue reading

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The First Year of “On Teaching and Learning Mathematics”

By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky It has been one year since On Teaching and Learning Mathematics launched, so it seems an appropriate time for reflection.  As I re-read the 36 articles we have published over the past twelve … Continue reading

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