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Subject Spotlight: The Hardest Part of Calculus is the Precalculus

For many high school students or first year college students, Calculus will be the apex of their mathematics career or one of the final math classes taken. The only thing more ubiquitous than the presence of Calculus is how difficult it is―AJ’s Calculus department has 72 members and it ... Read More


Transitioning Back to In-Person Math Courses

As we all know, the online school format during the 2020-2021 academic year created many challenges for everyone involved in the educational process. There has been quite a bit of discussion about problems related to distance learning, but in this post I will discuss challenges that students and ... Read More


Critical Thinking & Problem Solving in Math

“I’m not sure what to do.” It is one of the most frustrating situations for a student because you can feel completely lost and without a sense of direction. Time and time again, students get stumped on an assignment or dreaded word problem. They have just recently learned the concepts, ... Read More


Math Education in the Era of COVID-19

As we all navigate our way through the COVID-19 pandemic and into a new normal, many thoughts are going through our heads: can I bring my COVID puppy to work? Where the heck did I put my vaccination card? What’s math going to be like this fall? More fun I hope! With schools (and tutoring ... Read More

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