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A Tale of Two Hats (Terrance and Lamar): supporting students in authentic mathematical inquiry

Terrance Pendleton, Drake University Students who have had me for at least one class are familiar with my alter ego, Lamar. If they were to describe him, they may say that he is the poster child for what not to do … Continue reading

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Our Students Are Your Students Are Our Students: a University-Community College Collaboration

By Ivette Chuca, El Paso Community College; Art Duval, Contributing Editor, University of Texas at El Paso; and Kien Lim, University of Texas at El Paso Every year, at the beginning of the school year, a group of about two … Continue reading

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Creating a Classroom Culture

By Taylor Martin and Ken Smith, Sam Houston State University A good educator must facilitate learning for a classroom full of students with different attitudes, personalities, and backgrounds. But how? This question was the starting point for a new Faculty … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Had Learned More About in College Mathematics

By Sabrina Schmidt, Data Manager at Time, Inc. and former undergraduate mathematics major at Vassar College Editor’s note: The editorial board believes that in our discussion of teaching and learning, it is important to include the authentic voices of current … Continue reading

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Using Primary Source Projects to Teach Mathematics

by Janet Barnett, Colorado State University – Pueblo; Dominic Klyve, Central Washington University; Jerry Lodder, New Mexico State University; Daniel Otero, Xavier University; Nicolas Scoville, Ursinus College; and Diana White, Contributing Editor, University of Colorado Denver Mathematics faculty and educational … 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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