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Eating Our Own Cooking: What I’ve Actually Used or Shared

By Art Duval, Contributing Editor, University of Texas at El Paso A popular saying in business (or so I’ve read) is to “eat your own cooking”: Use the products your own company makes.  I suppose there are several motivations to … Continue reading

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Kindness in the Mathematics Classroom

by Art Duval, Contributing Editor, University of Texas at El Paso Several years ago, I was teaching a calculus course which included three students who were especially struggling with the material, in spite of regularly attending class. I have 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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The Secret Question (Are We Actually Good at Math?)

By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky “How many of you feel, deep down in your most private thoughts, that you aren’t actually any good at math? That by some miracle, you’ve managed to fake your way to this point, … Continue reading

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Teaching Mathematics Through Immersion

By Priscilla Bremser, Contributing Editor, Middlebury College. Chapter 1 of Make It Stick:  The Science of Successful Learning [2] is called “Learning is Misunderstood.”  That is an understatement, as demonstrated by the remaining chapters.  The book has received several strong … Continue reading

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