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What is Mathematics? The Most Misunderstood Subject

The essay, “What is Mathematics? The Most Misunderstood Subject” by Dr. Robert H. Lewis, Professor of Mathematics, Fordham University, resonates strongly with me and underscores the challenges I faced teaching mathematics in public, and private, high schools. Here are two … Continue reading

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Transcendental Darts (Vi Hart)

Amazing discussion by Vi Hart about the significance of transcendental numbers and their enormity relative to the rational numbers.    

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My New Recipe for Teaching AP Calculus AB

Upon opening the AP score report for this year’s AP Calculus AB cohort earlier this week, I knew the new recipe I created for teaching the course this past school year was a keeper. I did not feel the same … Continue reading

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