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.

Mathematics, Liberal Arts, Common Visions and Guiding Symbols

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 2:00pm

Dear Colleagues, Friends, & Supporters,

We had a wonderful time facilitating the workshop at Assumption College and hope that this will start a yearly tradition of a New England IBL meeting! Additionally Phil Hotchkiss enjoyed working with secondary teachers on quantitative reasoning at Northern Arizona University. Our next workshop will be in March at Ventura College in sunny California :)

Tackling Rascals’ Triangle - How Inquiry Challenges What We Know and How We Know It

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 1:30pm

Dear Colleagues, Friends, & Supporters,

The foci of this month’s blog and several forthcoming blogs are case studies of recent experiences in our inquiry-based classrooms. We believe these snapshots help illustrate the power and revolutionary changes inquiry-based teaching can bring to the teaching and learning of mathematics.

To whet your appetite, we ask whether you can imagine…

DAoM and Mathematics Majors

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 4:15pm

Dear Colleagues, Friends, & Supporters,

For this month's blog Julian Fleron shares about how our project informs our work with mathematics majors, empowering them to "discover the ideas behind the formulas, explore the proofs behind the theorems, or learn about the mathematicians who changed the world with their creative minds," in the words of Rachel Fountain, a DAoM student turned mathematics major at Westfield.

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