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The MAA Instructional Practices Guide

By Benjamin Braun, University of Kentucky In December 2017, the MAA released the Instructional Practices Guide (IP Guide), for which I served on the Steering Committee as a lead writer. The IP Guide is a substantial resource focused on the … Continue reading

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My “First” Mathematical Problem and What It Means

I am inspired, by several previous blog entries, to write about my own mathematical awakening, and what I’ve learned from reflecting on it. I went to New York City Public Schools, in the Bronx.  I always enjoyed arithmetic and mastered … Continue reading

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A Skeptic’s Guide to Service Learning in Mathematics

By Priscilla Bremser, Contributing Editor Many college and university students do volunteer work in local communities, and can learn valuable lessons in the process. The term “service learning” refers more specifically to service activities that are integral parts of academic … Continue reading

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“The Time Has Come”: Highlights of the 2014 AMS Committee on Education Meeting

By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky The 2014 American Mathematical Society (AMS) Committee on Education (CoE) meeting took place on October 16-18 in Washington, D.C.  I attended as a member of the AMS CoE.  In addition to the committee … Continue reading

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