Monthly Archives: September 2016

Riddle of the Month (September)

Hi, and welcome back from the summer to a new series of mathematical riddles! I’ve decided to include only one riddle per post this semester, which will hopefully mean that I’ll be able to keep a more consistent posting schedule. … Continue reading

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Call for Writers!

Are you interested in contributing the AMS grad student blog (or know someone who is)?  We are looking to assemble as stellar team of staff writers from the coming year, so please put interested students in touch with editor-in-chief Sarah Salmon. We … Continue reading

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Applying the Inquiry-Oriented Approach in teaching Math Courses

The Inquiry-Oriented (IO) Approach and Advanced Mathematical Thinking (AMT) processes play an important role in improving undergraduate math education. IO approach and AMT processes act as a new movement of modern math education based on the methods used in math … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Navigating the Sea

Guest Author: Tyler Padera Have you ever been asked to hang out with a new friend, but maybe you didn’t know where they lived? Maybe you were going to an interview for your new job but needed directions. The solution … Continue reading

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Is Math Truly Forever?

Guest Author: Andrea McNally Anyone involved in the discipline of math can most likely recall one, if not multiple, instances of being questioned on the usefulness of math. Eduardo Saenz de Cabezon addresses this question in his TED talk “Math … Continue reading

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