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Transformation of a Math Student’s Learning

By Morgan Mattingly, undergraduate double-major in STEM Education and Mathematics at the University of Kentucky. Comment from the Editorial Board: We believe that in our discussion of teaching and learning, it is important to include the authentic voices of undergraduate … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematical Practices

By Elise Lockwood, Contributing Editor, Oregon State University and Eric Weber, assistant professor of mathematics education in the College of Education, Oregon State University. As students’ mathematical thinking develops, and they encounter more advanced mathematical topics, they are often expected … Continue reading

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Striking the Balance Between Examples and Proof

By Elise Lockwood, Contributing Editor, Oregon State University. As an undergraduate, it was easy for me to assume that as my professors conducted mathematical research, beautiful, complete proofs came to them in moments of epiphany. Their work was mysterious to … Continue reading

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