Monthly Archives: July 2015

What I Wish I Had Learned More About in College Mathematics

By Sabrina Schmidt, Data Manager at Time, Inc. and former undergraduate mathematics major at Vassar College Editor’s note: The editorial board believes that in our discussion of teaching and learning, it is important to include the authentic voices of current … Continue reading

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(Don’t?) Make ’em Laugh

By Art Duval, Contributing Editor, University of Texas at El Paso When I started teaching, I wanted to be the very best teacher.  Not just “the best teacher I could be”, but the very best teacher, the one students would tell … Continue reading

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Number Theory and Cryptography: A Distance Learning Course for High School Students

By Matt Baker, Professor of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology Last year, I began offering an online Number Theory and Cryptography course for gifted high school students through Georgia Tech.  Fourteen high school seniors from metro Atlanta took the course in Fall … Continue reading

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