Monthly Archives: February 2010

Motivating Calculus Students

by Brian Katz I’ve been struggling with motivating calculus students this term, so this issue has been in my mind constantly. I’ve found two different techniques for improving student engagement in the course, and I wanted to share. Also, I … Continue reading

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Creating Support Networks

By Adam Boocher Just a short post for now: This week we had a grad student discussion focused on support networks in math. Discussion ranged from the networks we form to solve homework problems to those that we use when … Continue reading

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Talking to People

by Andrew Obus More specifically: “Talking to people about math at math conferences.”  This, of course, is a very good thing to do.  But it may not always come easily (at least, it does not for me).  So this will … Continue reading

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Where is the Math in AAAS San Diego?

Brie Finegold If you’re old enough to hum the title of this entry to the tune of “Where in the World is Carmen SanDiego?” then you might be a graduate student….  Okay, so AAAS  stands for the “American Association for … Continue reading

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AMS Graduate Student Blog Named in Top 50

Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2010 19:16:34 -0600 From: “James J Atkinson” <jamesj.atkinson@yahoo.com> Subject: AMS Graduate Student Blog named a top 50 graduate student blog X-Originating-IP: [137.165.4.207] To: <Frank.Morgan@williams.edu> Thread-index: AcqlNDMgmbZT8AYeSTiOdEsAUGvPlg== X-IronPort-Anti-Spam-Filtered: true X-IronPort-Anti-Spam-Result: AsIEANuuaUuJpQTa/2dsb2JhbACBbI1pgVyLCK0LhmiIcAQEAYRBBI1/ X-IronPort-AV: E=Sophos;i=”4.49,401,1262581200″;   d=”scan’208,217″;a=”23134044″ X-IronPort-Anti-Spam-Filtered: true … Continue reading

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