Monthly Archives: November 2020

The Calculus of Context

by Yvonne Lai (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) It is 2020. You are taking a high school mathematics teacher licensure exam. Suppose you see these questions. What do you do? What do you think? (Warning: Your head may spin. These are not … Continue reading

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Bridging Cultures: An Iranian Woman from an Historically Black College Teaching in a Prison in the US

by Zeinab Bandpey ( Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 21251 Prisoners are provided with a college education so that when they are released, they will adjust easily to society and won’t return to prison. I was fascinated by the idea … Continue reading

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The Choice to go Asynchronous: Discussion Board Based IBL

by Tien Y. Chih Montana State University, Billings Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit during the Spring of 2020, I’ve been nothing short of impressed and amazed at my colleagues’ resourcefulness and creativity in shifting their courses to an online modality.  … Continue reading

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