Improving Math Learning
This is an online community for the CUNY Improving Undergraduate Mathematics Learning grants awarded in 2009. All members of the CUNY community including the grantees and other math professors are welcomed to join the group.
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George Otte joined the group Improving Math Learning 1 year, 10 months ago

Dr. Forest Fisher joined the group Improving Math Learning 1 year, 11 months ago

Mari WatanabeRose started the forum topic MoMath Event – 5/1 (Wed) in the group Improving Math Learning 2 years, 3 months ago
Hello,
I just registered for this presentation at MoMath (7pm on 5/1).
http://momath.org/mathencounters/
It’s free; you won’t even need to pay for the admission. Please join me if you can!By the way, […]

Mari WatanabeRose started the forum topic Assessing students' attitudes toward math in the group Improving Math Learning 2 years, 4 months ago
Dear math professors:
What is/are the most widely used assessment tool(s) for college students’ attitudes toward math?
I will need one (as pre and posttests) for the upcoming Math Mainstreaming […] 
New announcement by Mari WatanabeRose in Improving Math Learning 2 years, 6 months ago
The application deadline for 2013 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mathematics Instruction is 2/14! http://www.cuny.edu/academics/initiatives/cunymathinitiative/chancellorsaward.html Send your application packet to mathinstructionaward@mail.cuny.edu.

New announcement by Mari WatanabeRose in Improving Math Learning 2 years, 10 months ago
Check out the CUNYMath Blog! http://cunymathblog.commons.gc.cuny.edu/
Two new posts are up:
“On Understanding (in Mathematics)” by Prof. Broni Charnocha (Hostos CC)
“Polls, Observational Studies, and the Meaning of ‘Random'” by Prof. Frank Wang (LaGuardia CC)By the way, did you have a chance to read Chancellor Goldstein’s blog post? (9/13)

New announcement by Mari WatanabeRose in Improving Math Learning 2 years, 11 months ago
Happy September!
New CUNYMath Blog posts are up. Please check them out!
http://cunymathblog.commons.gc.cuny.edu
Featured Authors of September 2012 are Professors Roman Kossak (Bronx CC) and Broni Czarnocha (Hostos CC). Feedback and comments are welcome! 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning 3 years ago
In case you missed this Times Sunday Review article, “IS ALGEBRA NECESSARY?”
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/opinion/sunday/isalgebranecessary.htmlThanks, Frank Wang, for sending me a link to this article!

Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 3 months ago
Check out the new post by Hunter Johnson about the free software package SAGE: http://cunymathblog.commons.gc.cuny.edu
You can subscribe the blog now! 
Parisa Babaali joined the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 4 months ago

Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 4 months ago
Is Amalie Emmy Noether wellknown in the world of math? I hadn’t heard of her before reading this Times article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/27/science/emmynoetherthemostsignificantmathematicianyouveneverheardof.htmlBy the way, you can now subscribe the CUNYMath Blog!
http://cunymathblog.commons.gc.cuny.edu/
Please also contact me if…[Read more] 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 4 months ago
Is Amalie Emmy Noether wellknown in the world of math? I hadn’t heard of her before reading this Times article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/27/science/emmynoetherthemostsignificantmathematicianyouveneverheardof.htmlBy the way, you can now subscribe the CUNYMath Blog!
http://cunymathblog.commons.gc.cuny.edu/
Please also contact me if…[Read more] 
Mari WatanabeRose started the forum topic Professor Uri Treisman – lecture on developmental math education 3/21 (Wed) 6pm in the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 4 months ago
Executive Vice Chancellor Logue, the CUNY Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of Policy Research, and the PhD Program in Urban Education cordially invite you to our annual lecture on higher education policy:
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Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 6 months ago
CUNYMath Blog is live — check it out!
http://cunymathblog.commons.gc.cuny.edu/ 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 6 months ago
CUNY website’s IML page has been updated: http://www.cuny.edu/academics/initiatives/cunymathinitiative/iml.html
Check out the publications and presentations by Profs. Cunningham, Guy, and Khazanov. 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 7 months ago
Fascinating NY Times article about Dr. Eric Lander:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/03/science/broadinstitutedirectorfindspowerinnumbers.html?_r=1&ref=science?src=dayp 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 7 months ago
2012 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mathematics Instruction is announced!
Learn more about the award and get the application packet: http://www.cuny.edu/academics/initiatives/cunymathinitiative/chancellorsaward.html 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning: 3 years, 9 months ago
Hi everyone,
Any news on recently awarded prizes and recognized accomplishments in math? We would like to update “Math in the News” on the Math Matters website. Let me know! 
Evangelia Antonakos joined the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 9 months ago

Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning: 3 years, 9 months ago
The Math Matters page on the CUNY website has been redesigned:
http://www.cuny.edu/academics/initiatives/cunymathinitiative.html
… and more contents will be added soon. Stay tuned!  Load More