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These are excerpts from Math Explorations in Spring 2016. Students get frustrated and make many mistakes before finally succeeding in solving the cube. It is important for them to learn that this is part of doing mathematics.
This is the first class of the semester. Students have been exploring reflective symmetry using movement and are now sharing their representations.
Calculus 3 students reinvented the definition of directional derivative in their groups. Afterwards the students compare their different definitions in a whole class discussion. Trying to resolve the disagreement creates energy and curiosity in the classroom.