## Strategies for Giving Tests with Desmos Graphing Calculator

Many of us (and our students) have fallen in love with the Desmos Graphing Calculator. Two...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | May 7, 2019 | Assessment for Math, Calculators, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online |

Many of us (and our students) have fallen in love with the Desmos Graphing Calculator. Two...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Feb 4, 2019 | Algebra, College Algebra, Find and Use Data, Math by Subject, Quantitative Reasoning, Teaching Math |

The Contemporary Algebra Collection now contains 28 activities spread from basic math to...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Jan 17, 2019 | Assessment for Math, Future of Higher Ed, Future of Learning, Higher Education, Learning Design, Measuring Learning |

Back in December, I joined Bonni Stachowiak for an episode of Teaching in Higher Ed specifically...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Jan 15, 2019 | Active Learning in Math, College Algebra, Digital Literacy, eLearning, Find and Use Data, Math for Liberal Arts, Quantitative Reasoning |

Now you can add Graphs in the World to your courses in the LMS! Create a new “page” in...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Dec 6, 2018 | Design Process, Edge of Learning, Future of Learning, Higher Education, Learning Design, Measuring Learning |

In the early 90’s, most people had three reasonable choices for looking up the information you did...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Nov 30, 2018 | Algebra, Calculus (SV), Classroom Life, College Algebra, Curiosity, Data Visualization, Discussion Boards, Edge of Learning, Exploration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Learning Design, Math for Elem Teachers, Math for Liberal Arts, Probability and Statistics, Quantitative Reasoning, Studying Social Media |

I’ve been spending the first 5-10 minutes of every 2-hour math class discussing graphs in...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Nov 16, 2018 | Active Learning in Math, Calculators, College Algebra, Life in the Math Classroom, Math by Subject, Teaching Math |

Today’s talk from AMATYC was “Taking the Algebra Out of College Algebra” (to...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Sep 18, 2018 | eLearning, Learning Design, Measuring Learning, Uncategorized |

If you’re a faculty member, you can probably tell me all about the first time an instructional...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Nov 4, 2017 | Edge of Learning, Future of Higher Ed, Future of Learning, Future of Math |

Yesterday I gave the keynote at the Reimagining Calculus Conference held at Stevens Institute of...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Oct 27, 2017 | Algebra, Classroom Life, College Algebra, Exploration, Learning Design, Life in the Math Classroom, Math by Subject, Metacognition, Teaching Math |

I am often asked how to get learners to spend more time “exploring” in their learning rather than...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Sep 27, 2017 | Future of Higher Ed, Higher Education |

For 10 years I taught as a full-time professor at a community college. My loads were between 4-4-0...

Read MorePosted by busynessgirl | Sep 23, 2017 | Edge of Learning, Future of Higher Ed |

Quite a few people have asked me for my opinion this week about WGU and the recent OIG finding. I...

Read MoreMuch of the work that I do to create content like math games, creative math activities, and modern application problems is unsupported. I teach as an adjunct and do not receive a full-time salary from any of my endeavors. Graphs In The World (GITW) is also a project unsupported by any kind of grant or salary. If you regularly use these materials, and it saves you time, consider donating a small amount per month to keep these resources coming.