Math in the Time of Corona
A blog in response to a global pandemic from an eternal optimist. Musings on emergency remote teaching (of mathematics), maintaining humanity, and building community in isolation.
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For the second time this week, my Wi-Fi has let me down. During my second afternoon class, my iPad was incapable of connecting to my Zoom meeting. I tried everything I could think of. Screen sharing the iPad through the laptop directly; Having the iPad join the Zoom meeting as a guest user; Connecting theContinue reading “October 28 Day 234: Flummoxed”
I panicked just a little when I realized that tomorrow in Calculus II class we will be starting volumes of solids of revolution and all my visual aids are in the office. What’s a mathematician to do? Thankfully, mathgrrl (AKA Dr. Laura Taalman at James Madison University) has several 3D models available in Thingiverse thatContinue reading “October 27 Day 233: Talking about Revolution”
Even though the days are getting shorter, you know its been a long one when… …you realize that you have been sitting in your desk chair more than 10 hours with only three trips downstairs all day. …the reports due this Friday are in pretty good shape but you don’t want to spend the lastContinue reading “October 26 Day 232: Long Day”
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