Category Archives: active learning


I just spent a week working intensively with 5 people from very different backgrounds, whom I had mostly never met, on a problem that I’d never seen before Monday. And it was great, though I did need to sleep for … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Bout A (Teaching) Revolution

I have always taken my teaching very seriously. Mainly because I believe that I am not just teaching my students mathematics, but general skills that will make them successful in life, regardless of whether that future life involves mathematics. This … Continue reading

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On an accelerated intro to proofs course: the good, the bad, the ugly, and the good again

O, the bittersweet feeling of the end of the school year. So much happiness to be done with the exhausting cycle of teaching and grading, but so sad to see many students graduating and leaving your classes. These last five … Continue reading

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