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3 Revolutionary Women of Mathematics
Originally published by Scientific American From the profound revelations of the shape of space to the furthest explorations reachable by imagination and logic, the history of mathematics has always been seen as a masculine endeavor. Names like Gauss, Euler, Riemann, … Continue reading
Posted in AMS, Math, Math in Pop Culture, Mathematics in Society, Social Justice
Tagged math history, women in math
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How to change the Traditional Mathematics Teaching from the MemorizationBased Method to InteractiveBased Method
During my Calculus II teaching in Fall 2015 at Washington State University (WSU), several students told me that “Volumes” is one of the most difficult topics in Calculus II, and they also told me “it is difficult to apply what we learned … Continue reading
Cheat Sheet for This Week’s JMM
The Joint Mathematics Meetings are being held this week in Seattle! In the most recent blog post, Derek gave advice on how to navigate the JMM when you are on the job market and/or presenting your own research. Here in this complementary post, … Continue reading
Posted in Advice, AMS, Conferences
Tagged conferences, first year, General Advice, joint mathematics meetings
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New Graduate Student Section in Notices of the AMS
As stated by the AMS “The Notices is the world’s most widely read magazine aimed at professional mathematicians. … [it] is sent to the approximately 30,000 AMS members worldwide, onethird of whom reside outside the United States.” Frank Morgan, new … Continue reading
Posted in AMS, Announcement, Grad School, Interview, News
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How I help my Students overcome their Fears, create a Supportive Classroom, and get Students to ask Good Questions
During my five years of teaching experience as a teaching assistant including teaching, grading and math tutoring at Washington State University (WSU) and American University of Sharjah (AUS), I have noticed that many students are not motivated because they are … Continue reading
Posted in Advice, AMS, General, Grad School, Math, Mathematics in Society, Publishing, Teaching, Technology & Math
Tagged Math Education, Math Teaching and Learning, Teaching Advice
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