# Scholarship of Teaching

## Interests

Interests

I am interested in various aspects of teaching and learning, including:

- Active learning
- Using writing in mathematics courses
- Pre-service teacher education
- Pedagogical use of the history of mathematics
- Connections between mathematics education and other disciplines

## Publications

Publications

- Teaching History of Mathematics: A Dialogue, (joint with Eric Kahn),
*Journal of Humanistic Mathematics*, Volume 9 Issue 1 (January 2019), pages 317-325. - MAA Instructional Practices Guide, Steering Committee member and lead writer for chapter on assessment. MAA, 2017.
- What Does Active Learning Mean For Mathematicians?, (joint with Priscilla Bremser, Art M. Duval, Elise Lockwood, and Diana White),
*Notices of the American Mathematical Society*, February 2017, Volume 64, Number 2, 124--129. NOTE: this article was also included in the Princeton University Press anthology*The Best Writing on Mathematics 2018* - Learning Proofs in the Hallway,
*MAA Focus*, April/May 2016, pgs 32-33 - Persistent Learning, Critical Teaching: Intelligence Beliefs and Active Learning in Mathematics Courses,
*Notices of the American Mathematical Society*, January 2014, Volume 61, Number 1, 72--74 - Personal, Expository, Critical, and Creative: Using Writing in Mathematics Courses,
*PRIMUS (Problems, Resources, and Issues in Undergraduate Mathematics Studies),*24 (6), 2014, 447-464. (Preprint version also available.)

## Contributions to the American Mathematical Society blog On Teaching and Learning Mathematics:

Contributions to the American Mathematical Society blog On Teaching and Learning Mathematics:

- Precise Definitions of Mathematical Maturity, 15 April 2019
- The MAA Instructional Practices Guide, 2 January 2019
- Mathematical Culture Beyond the Classroom, 14 May 2018
- Advice for New Doctoral Advisors, 8 January 2018
- Students' Views of REUs: a "Magical Place of Thinking", joint with editorial board members, 20 February 2017
- Aspirations and Ideals, Struggles and Reality, 6 February 2017
- Believing in Mathematics, 16 May 2016
- Recent Reports and Recommendations Related to Courses in the First Two Years of College Study, 4 April 2016
- The Secret Question (Are We Actually Good at Math?), 1 September 2015
- Active Learning in Mathematics, Parts I-VI, with P. Bremser, A. Duval, E. Lockwood, and D. White, September-November 2015
- Famous Unsolved Math Problems as Homework, 1 May 2015
- Assessment in Postsecondary Mathematics Courses, 20 August 2014
- Teaching Practices Between and Beyond All Lecture and All Student Discovery, 20 June 2014