Past News & Announcements
We are posting news, announcements, and status reports as our project progresses. Please feel free to contact us if there is information that you would like that you cannot find here or elsewhere on our site.
We are excited that the Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences (http://www.cbmsweb.org/), an umbrella organization for all the major math societies (MAA, AMS, SIAM, ASA, AMATYC, etc.), has just released a joint statement supporting active learning (pdf). The statement includes the following call:
Dear Colleagues, Friends, & Supporters,
Our new blog by Prof. Phil Hotchkiss describes how we are using the NOVA movie "The Proof" to help students understand the process of doing mathematics. Most of them have never heard of a living mathematician! Read our students' reflections on the role of mistakes, emotion, collaboration, and creativity in the process of doing mathematics.