Updates from MƒA

Filter Updates by Category:

  • Featured Post

    April 26, 2017

    To put it kindly, my teaching career has entered its second half.  By rough estimate, that amounts to 3,000 students, or 30,000 exams graded (at the ridiculously low rate of 10 tests per...

  • Featured Post

    March 30, 2017

    Can any one name a mathematician? Of course you can! But what if I asked you to name a female mathematician? This requires a little more thought, I bet.

  • Featured Post

    February 28, 2017

    Eugenia Cheng, the author of How to Bake Pi, said in a colloquium she gave at MƒA this past fall that mathematics is best learned through understanding and play. 

  • Featured Post

    January 19, 2017

    Last year, a colleague of mine rhetorically asked me, "Can you imagine what our classrooms would look like if, instead of an exam, teachers themselves determined what students needed to...

  • Featured Post

    December 22, 2016

    At the recent MƒA Fall Function, Mayor Bill de Blasio gave a speech to the MƒA community of almost 1,500 NYC mathematics and science educators. 

  • Featured Post

    December 1, 2016

    The following piece is a speech made by MƒA Master Teacher Amy Hogan at the recent 10th Annual MƒA Fall Function event, which celebrates and honors our 1,000+ MƒA teachers....