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Do We Get to Work at the Board Today?

By Steven Klee, Contributing Editor, Seattle University When I first started incorporating active learning in the classroom, I struggled with getting my students to buy into being active.  I made worksheets, put the students in groups, and excitedly set them … Continue reading

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The Mathematical Encounter That Changed My Life

By Art Duval, Contributing Editor, University of Texas at El Paso I just returned from an all-years reunion of the Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics (HCSSiM) program, a six-week program I attended during the summer between my sophomore and junior … Continue reading

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The Hungarian Approach and How It Fits the American Educational Landscape

By Ryota Matsuura, Assistant Professor of Mathematics at St. Olaf College and North American Director of Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education. Home to eminent mathematicians such as Paul Erdős, John von Neumann, and George Pólya, Hungary has a long tradition of … Continue reading

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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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