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Category Archives: Math Teaching
Why we need Receptive Learning to have Active Learning
In a recent issue of Notices of the AMS, Benjamin Braun, Priscilla Bremser, Art M. Duval, Elise Lockwood, and Diana White make a compelling case to include active learning in mathematics. I want to make a less popular move and … Continue reading
Posted in Diversity, Math Education, Math Teaching, Social Justice, Teaching
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What to Do When a Group Gets Stuck Working on a Task
In my previous post, I discussed how to adapt a problem that you have found in order to make the problem groupworthy. One of the important things to consider when adapting realworld problems is to avoid giving stepbystep instructions and formulas … Continue reading
Adapting Problems to Improve their Groupworthiness
In my last blog post, I discussed the importance of using groupworthy tasks with your students. For a task to be groupworthy, it should satisfy three criteria: interdependence (the task is mathematically rich enough that students have to work together), … Continue reading
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AMS Notices Spotlight June/July 2017
As a grad student, life can be hectic—with classes, homework, teaching responsibilities and more—so taking the time out of an already busy schedule to read the AMS Notices “cover to cover” is not always something that seems easily attainable. In … Continue reading
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Tagged AMS, IBL, InquiryBased Learning, Notices
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