Category Archives: Mathematics Online

Have questions about applying to grad school? Check out the Grad School Panel on reddit.com/r/math!

Hi all, This week I’m here to tell you about an unlikely mathematical community that you might be interested in, particularly if you’re interested in applying to grad school, or if you’re a grad student wondering about life after grad … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Kardashian’s arXiv submissions – One quick tip to stay informed!

Howdy y’all, I’m Richard Wong –  a fifth year grad student working in homotopy theory at UT Austin, and I’m a new blog writer this year.  I’m excited to contribute to the grad blog, and share some of the tips … Continue reading

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How to Divide by Zero: An Interview with Bill Shillito

For this post, I interviewed a colleague about a new project he is working on: a website where he encourages his readers to consider the possibility of dividing by zero.  Bill Shillito has a Master’s degree in Secondary Mathematics Education … Continue reading

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Infinity Elephants and Gabriel’s Horn

Guest Author: Brian Hook Vi Hart’s Doodling in Math Class: Infinity Elephants is a fun little video that brushes over many mathematical concepts without getting bogged down in technical jargon. Vi, a prolific recreational mathematician who also contributes heavily to Khan Academy, … Continue reading

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How to change the Traditional Mathematics Teaching from the Memorization-Based Method to Interactive-Based 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

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