# Why make mathematics instruction boring?

Let’s teach math as fun.… Read More Why make mathematics instruction boring?

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# The Intrepid Mathematician

## Reading, writing and arithmetic.

# Tag: teaching

# Why make mathematics instruction boring?

# Why make mathematics instruction boring?

# Approaches to teaching university mathematics

# Convocation speech

# Advice to myself as a doctoral student

Let’s teach math as fun.… Read More Why make mathematics instruction boring?

Let’s teach math as fun.… Read More Why make mathematics instruction boring?

No one way to teach mathematics There are many teaching methods for instructors of mathematics courses at university. From clickers to flipped classrooms, these and other approaches are useful depending on the topic and size of the lecture. I present two approaches—one well known and the other lesser known—which I have used with good results.… Read More Approaches to teaching university mathematics

Today is Ryerson’s Science Convocation, so I thought I would just post the convocation address I gave in 2013. It was such a memorable day, and I look forward to today, despite the stormy weather. 2013 Science Convocation speech Chancellor Bloomberg, President Levy, Provost Lachemi, Dean Coe, other VIPs, members of the Faculty of Science—proud… Read More Convocation speech

I have come full circle: I began my academic journey as a doctoral student, and now almost 20 years later I am Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at Ryerson University. There is no guidebook on how to be a successful doctoral student, nor one for Associate Dean for that matter. Much of what works in… Read More Advice to myself as a doctoral student