Improving Math Learning
Announcements
On this page, you’ll see announcements that administrators and moderators have left for the group.

New announcement by Mari WatanabeRose in Improving Math Learning 2 years, 7 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, 11 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, 12 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, 1 month 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, 4 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! 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning 3 years, 5 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, 5 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, 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, 7 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, 8 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, 8 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, 10 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! 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning: 3 years, 10 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! 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning: 4 years, 2 months ago
Hi everyone!
These are two interesting articles: “The ideas…” is written by a math professor.Ideas in the Ascendant – In an online age, truth is more unbundled than ever. That makes higher education more important than ever.
http://chronicle.com/article/IdeasintheAscendant/127972/?sid=cr&utm_source=cr&utm_medium=enMore teens think they…[Read more]

Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning: 4 years, 7 months ago
I haven’t seen her videos yet, but I agree; Math can be fun.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/18/science/18prof.html?scp=1&sq=Bending%20and%20Stretching%20Classroom%20Lessons%20to%20Make%20Math%20Inspire&st=cse 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning: 4 years, 7 months ago
Happy New Year! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday.
This is a friendly reminder of some important dates. I’ll appreciate your timely responses.
January 14 (Fri)
RSVP deadline for the 2/18 luncheon (below)
Please email Mari at mari.watanabe@mail.cuny.eduJanuary 31 (Mon)
preliminary progress report due
Contents: A 1 to 2page singlespaced…[Read more] 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning: 4 years, 8 months ago
An interesting study regarding online vs. facetoface courses at Virginia community colleges (http://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/Publication.asp?UID=813):
– Students with stronger academic preparation were more likely to enroll in online courses.
– Regardless of their initial level of preparation, students were more likely to fail or withdraw from…[Read more] 
Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning: 4 years, 8 months ago
Please go to the “Documents” page to see the update!

Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning: 4 years, 9 months ago
Hi everyone. It’s me again, but I’m writing this time ON BEHALF OF THE QCC IML TEAM (Profs. Guy, Cornick, Holt, Russell). Here’s their preliminary report, written by Prof. Guy:
I wanted to write to give you the latest good news from our Improving Math Learning Project, Accelerated Workshop Approach to Remedial Mathematics (WARM UPS) which is…[Read more]

Mari WatanabeRose posted an update in the group Improving Math Learning: 4 years, 9 months ago
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