Repetition & Novelty

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18
May
2015

The longer I teach math, the more I realize how abstract it is. Numbers aren't tangible, and the ways we use them are built upon definitions and theories that follow an invisible logic. I often think about how impressive it is just for a student to learn a small little bit of algebra! How do I.

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Tricks vs. Patterns

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07
Dec
2014

Whew, it's been a long time since I posted! The rush of grading, teaching, and tutoring has kept me busy! As I was walking outside on a lovely fall day last week, musing about how the change of seasons is only one of the many patterns we see in nature, I was reminded of the pervasiveness.

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Summertime Tutoring

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16
May
2014

Hi all, just wanted to let our current and future students know that I'm available this summer!  We love that many students contacted us immediately as the summer semester started, and we're already tutoring students in a variety of math and physics classes, as well as test prep for the GRE, LSAT, GED, and ASVAB. I'm.

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A Confession

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05
May
2014

I'm an applied mathematician, but I don't need application. I've always been the type of learner who enjoys numbers for themselves, and doesn't need pesky examples and applications for topics to "click."  I love integrals without considering such physical analogies as "area under the curve" or "accumulated change."  I didn't need to consider flux to perform.

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