"What Is Inquiry-Based Learning?" written by me, Angie Hodge, and Stan Yoshinobu is this month's Doceamus section of the American Mathematical Society's Notices.

Check one off the bucket list.


New Blog Post: This past semester I taught a course called "Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning". The goal of the course is for the students to work on interesting yet challenging multi-step problems that require almost zero background knowledge. On the students’ final exam, I asked them which problem was their favorite from the semester. Click through to see the list of problems that they mentioned. Have fun playing!


A short commentary on productive struggle. Quote: "The truth—for this parent and so many others—is this: Her child has sacrificed her natural curiosity and love of learning at the altar of achievement, and it’s our fault. [...] Above all else, we taught her to fear failure. That fear is what has destroyed her love of learning." goo.gl/10chSu

This is an excellent article on Quora: What is an example of a conjecture that was proven wrong for "very large" numbers? goo.gl/WW33LF

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