Updates from MƒA

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    August 1, 2017

    String figures have been and continue to be common tools for exploring concepts within the math classroom. In “Mathematical Ideas in Curve Stitching and String Art,” an MƒA mini-course...

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    July 31, 2017

    In his piece “The Usefulness of Useless Education,” MƒA President John Ewing breaks down how industry and government are increasingly focused on practical research, meant to produce...

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    July 20, 2017

    Genes in Space named two winners of its third US competition. In an unprecedented tie, Sophia Chen from Washington and Elizabeth Reizis from New York will both have their experiments...

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    Courtney and Brian

    June 21, 2017

    Teaching is the most complex job in the world. We shape the future. We motivate students, deal with ever-changing expectations, and tackle mounds of paperwork. Through it all, we operate...

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    June 12, 2017

    Education World explores how the MƒA model entrusts teachers with the responsibility of prioritizing and curating their own professional learning goals.

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    May 31, 2017

    The MƒA mini-course “Modular Origami: Beauty, Precision and Inspiration” is focused on using modular origami as an inspiration for mathematical investigations. Throughout the course, MƒA...