Category Archives: active learning

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

A few months ago I said it was “noble” that some were trying to recreate as exactly as possible in-person experiences online. Multiple weeks into the new semester, I no longer think this is noble. And anyone who is doing … Continue reading

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Rings first Abstract Algebra? Yes. Three and a half weeks? Yes. Recovery? In progress.

You may (or may not) have noticed that I have been totally absent from PhD Plus Epsilon for the last 6 weeks. If saw my office right now, you’d definitely notice that it looks like someone ransacked the place and … Continue reading

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Here is a new awesome text-based math game. Happy New Year!

  Thank you, Mike Spivey, for writing and sending me a link to A Beauty Cold and Austere (ABCA), a new math-filled, text-based, interactive fiction game. What is text-based interactive fiction, you ask? Or maybe you don’t because you know … Continue reading

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