## Taking the Algebra Out of College Algebra

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

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Nov 16, 2018 | Active Learning in Math, Calculators, College Algebra, Life in the Math Classroom, Math by Subject, Teaching Math | 0 |

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

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Oct 27, 2017 | Algebra, Classroom Life, College Algebra, Exploration, Learning Design, Life in the Math Classroom, Math by Subject, Metacognition, Teaching Math | 0 |

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

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Nov 19, 2016 | Classroom Life, Life in the Math Classroom, Math ELITEs (Classroom Design), Teaching | 0 |

Thursday I had the honor of providing the opening keynote for the AMATYC Conference in Denver,...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | May 28, 2012 | Communicating Math, eLearning, Life in the Math Classroom, Math Study Skills, Online Homework, Sharing Work Online, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online | 0 |

After teaching math at a community college for 10 years (and using online homework for at least 7...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Dec 15, 2010 | Classroom Technology, Life in the Math Classroom, Teaching | 0 |

My latest “Teaching with Tech” column is now out in MAA Focus. Take Another Shot at...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Feb 24, 2010 | Classroom Technology, Future of Math, Learning Spaces, Life in the Math Classroom, Math ELITEs (Classroom Design), Teaching Math | 0 |

Thanks to Diane, Gary, and Tom … who also contributed ideas to this classroom redesign project idea. Objective: Create classroom spaces specifically for a) actively learning mathematics and b) using technology to...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Feb 18, 2010 | Classroom Life, Classroom Technology, Lecture Capture, Life in the Math Classroom, Teaching | 0 |

In my Math for Elementary Teachers (MathET) course, we do a lot of work with math manipulatives, puzzles, and games of various sorts. Some of this work can be done with virtual manipulatives, but only if all the students have a...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Nov 18, 2008 | CAS, Life in the Math Classroom, Teaching Math | 0 |

Finally, Mathematica 7 is released and I can blog about it! This blog post has been sitting in my queue for several weeks now. Last month I was at the Mathematica User Conference in Champaign, IL and got a sneak peak at...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Oct 2, 2008 | Life in the Math Classroom, PC Tablets and Journaling, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online | 0 |

Let me just say how much I love having a tablet PC to teach with. It is certainly useful for my online classes, but it has also become essential in my face-to-face classes as well. Consider this image, one of the examples we...

Read Moreby busynessgirl | Sep 20, 2008 | Life in the Math Classroom, Math Humor, Teaching Math | 0 |

Yes, I do have one of these T-Shirts. I had a hard time understanding some of the lyrics, but it seemed blogworthy – here’s the video: Mathematicians: Weapons of Math Instruction Possibly Related Posts: Strategies...

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