Category Archives: community engagement

Lean With It/Rock With It

I feel like a bad feminist. And not in the Roxane Gay sense. More like in the literal sense. A female colleague of mine recently was talking about a “Lean In” group she was running on campus, and I asked … Continue reading

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The Hardest Days to Teach

There are only a few days where I was so upset that I did not want to teach. The first instance was in grad school when my adviser told me he was denied tenure. The most recent was two years … Continue reading

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Create a Motivational (Math) Syllabus

How long should a syllabus be? (a) 1-2 pages  (b) 3-6 pages  (c) 7-9 pages (d) Over 10 pages A year ago, I went to the Lilly Teaching Conference where Christine Harrison asked this question. I didn’t have to think … Continue reading

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