Category Archives: minorities in mathematics

Hello, World!

Hello, World! I am Katherine (Kate) Thompson, and I’m a new co-editor for this blog. In a few weeks, I will be starting a tenure-track position at the United States Naval Academy. My basic bio and CV-esque stats can be … Continue reading

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Join My GA Math Book Club

Reading is a vice for me—I can lose hours, nights of sleep, whole weekends in novels. Often I read non-fiction to keep from getting so  sucked in, and mostly that means general audience (GA) math. Everyone who has read many … Continue reading

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I’ve got my mindset on you, growth.

Last week Sara brought up growth mindset as an important part of talking to students dealing math anxiety and insecurity. When I first heard the phrase a few months ago, I thought it was maybe some hokey visualization mantra for … Continue reading

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