Discipline Specific: Mathematics

5 Dec, 2014

Redesigning Mathematics for Student Success

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Volume XXXVI, No. 29 | December 5, 2014 Redesigning Mathematics for Student Success Recently I asked first-level developmental math students to locate seven-eighths on the number line. Sixty percent of the class located it between seven and eight. On another occasion, I asked the class if someone would come to the board and [...]

24 Oct, 2014

Reclaiming Mathematical Lives and Ensuring Rigor

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Volume XXXVI, No. 24 | October 24, 2014 Reclaiming Mathematical Lives and Ensuring Rigor Developmental mathematics is a burial ground for student aspirations; it is the first attempt for many students to gain entry into education beyond high school and, in many cases, the last chance they have to realize their dreams of [...]