Quote | Hopefully I'll be able to tell my children how fun and interesting this class was and more importantly how much I learned about what mathematics really is. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | When I first heard you say that math "was beautiful" I thought you were a little strange. However, now after experiencing what math can really do mentally and physically, I can say that math is beautiful when you are taught right. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | These ideas of math are part of everyday life, but society doesn't take in the true meaning and significance of math. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | Math can be fun and exciting if you teach students to "understand" something rather than just memorizing it. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | Thank you for this wonderful class and experience. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | The first thing I noticed as I walked into room were the benches. Already I was put at ease because the traditional '5th grade' desks were not there. Then when we were handed the survey and I was some of the questions regarding our feelings about math, I | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | But like I have told you I would have rather taken tests. Nothing against you or the class that is just my preference. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | I really like the way this class is set up this semester. I like working things out with people at my table. We work well together which helps. I do wish that the Professor would teach a little bit more, but then again, I don't know what he could because | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | This class reminds me somewhat of my high school math classes. In high school I never understood what the teacher was talking about. So during class I would look at the lesson in the book and teach myself. I didn't mind doing this. That's when I liked mat | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | The Math in this class is something I've never experienced in any other Math class. Most of my Math classes were always problems with numbers that a calculator could figure out. There were never problems that involved much thinking. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | This math class, much to my surprise is very different. My views and hopes are slowly changing about math. I now feel a little more confident in my abilities. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | For a guy who is reluctant to give math a chance I must admit that classes like Mathematical Explorations help broaden the minds of students like myself. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | The lack of tests and homework in this class is a refreshing change. I am used to studying page after page of formulas and tables in math class. But this class is different and I like it. When math is shoved down my throat I cannot learn. The "pressure th | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | It was a nice break from the do-it-know-it-or-fail type math course in high school or any other arithmetic course. Granted, I have to know these skills and be able to do them without much difficulty. But it was good to be able to take a course that reall | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | You've shown how someone can see beauty and passion in mathematics. Your passion for mathematics really is inspiring considering the fact that most of my past math teachers didn't really care. They didn't have that fire in their eyes that you have. You wa | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | I now appreciate my father's intellect for being an engineer. I used to think he was boring for knowing all this math, but I now see that his thought process goes well beyond just numbers. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | When I first came to class in the beginning of the year you were always talking about how math was so beautiful. When I heard you say this I was like, what is this guy talking about? But as the year went on I started to think about the beauty of math more | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | When our class began doing work in Chapter 11 [Discovering the Art of Mathematics - The Infinite], I thought I was in hell. Your handout was much more difficult than the book [Mathematics: A Human Endeavor by Harold Jacobs]. At that point, although it wa | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | One of the most surprising things about this class is that I actually like being here, which is weird because every other math class that I have ever had has sucked and been boring. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | I do like the fact that this class isn't boring. I tend to want to understand the work because I can't get into something if I am not actually doing it. When professors teach math generally they show you how to do something on the board when half the clas | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | This is who I was meant to beIt all started in the beginning with Mobius bands,When we began using everyday math with our hands.It instantly opened up my perspectives on how I view life,For the first time I felt a sense of sharpness, like a knife.I honest | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | If ever in the future I meet a mathematician I won't say something corny like I can't balance my checkbook. | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | Math was never exactly my favorite class,The homework, tests, and exams seemed to always kick my ass.I understood the multiplying, dividing, adding and subtractingBut all the formulas have never been too attracting.Cram as much into your brain the night b | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | ...To be completely honest I wish my other classes challenged me as much as this course did. Although I did have certain courses challenge me at different times, this was the only course where I was being consistently challenged... I'm really thankful t | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |

Quote | I remember coming home for the first time since moving in to college and my mom asked me how classes were going, and she asked about Math Explorations in particular. I remember I had such a hard time explaining it to her not only because the structure of | vecke | 0 | 5 years 6 months ago |