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Beyond Grades: Feedback to Stimulate Rethinking and Intellectual Growth

By Cody L. Patterson and Priya V. Prasad, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at San Antonio We frequently use writing assignments to encourage students to examine topics in greater depth than what we cover in class, and we emphasize to our students … Continue reading

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Theory into Practice: Growth Mindset and Assessment

By Cody L. Patterson, University of Texas at San Antonio Several years ago, I took up running. At first, I wasn’t particularly good at it, but I persisted: about two or three times each week, I would go for a … Continue reading

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Six Ways Mathematics Instructors Can Support Diversity and Inclusion

By Natalie LF Hobson, Graduate Student, University of Georgia What teaching practices support a diverse student body in your mathematics classroom? In this post, I suggest six concrete teaching practices you can implement today to help make your classroom a … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Standards Based Grading

By Kate Owens, Instructor, Department of Mathematics, College of Charleston In the past, I was frustrated with grades. Usually they told me very little about what a student did or didn’t know. Also, my students didn’t always know what topics … Continue reading

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