Is beauty at the high school level even possible? [closed]

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Battle of the brains; cultural mathematics [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for MathOverflow. Closed 4 years ago. Improve this question Firstly, I apologize if my question is long. Three years ago, I watched a video with the name Battle of the Brains. It was … Read more

Faculty Handbook: Mentoring Undergraduates in Research and Scholarship

A few days ago I was asked by the director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship at Georgia Regents University (formerly known as MCG and Augusta State) to contribute an article for the new Faculty Handbook: Mentoring Undergraduates in Research and Scholarship which is to be written along the lines of the University … Read more

When did you “meet Polya”? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for MathOverflow. Closed 8 years ago. Improve this question I guess most of us didn’t meet Polya in person (this is the answer to the title)! Perhaps, it is much easier to guess … Read more

MathJax (or something like it) as a classroom “blackboard”

(I tried this first at https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/187265/mathjax-or-something-like-it-as-a-classroom-blackboard , but didn’t get satisfactory responses.) What is the best desktop application available now for running MathJax (or the equivalent) in the classroom? I can’t depend on having a connection to the web, so I’m seeking a stand-alone application. To be clear, I’d like to type as I talk … Read more

How to teach generalizing the induction hypothesis? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for MathOverflow. Closed 6 years ago. Improve this question I just finished teaching a class on using proof assistants (in this case, Agda) to write provably correct programs. Reflecting on how it went, … Read more

Does A “Connections” Blog/Podcast exist for Math?

What I mean is this: Does there exist a mathematics podcast where a mathematician of some sort looks at undergraduate/graduate mathematical topics and look into the history (how those objects came along) or how mathematical ideas come from places that you never would have guessed (or at least, the average mathematician would not have guessed). … Read more

Looking for ideas concerning the teaching of lower-division differential equation courses…

I’m looking for problems/lessons plans that could be used in a lower-division differential equations course that involve discerning properties of solutions of an equation, IVP, or BVP, without looking for an explicit/implicit solution (general or particular, given the context). Flow lines are an example of this, but I’m looking for something more advanced. One idea … Read more