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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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Looking At The Prism

We are almost there! I imagine most of you reading this are beginning to see light at the end of tunnel that is winter break. If you are like me this also means you are ridiculously busy with all the … Continue reading

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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

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Teaching Calculus: Two Handy Techniques

In my five years of teaching calculus, I’ve noticed that students often struggle with partial fractions and integration by parts. Therefore, here are two alternative methods I use that are faster and easier than the traditional methods that most authors … Continue reading

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The Selected Papers Network

The arXiv turned twenty-two years old back in August, and we’re beginning to see the type of experimentation and rule-breaking you would associate with a young adult. I discovered the latest example, the Selected Papers Network (SP.net), while browsing MathOverflow. … Continue reading

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