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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I was at the airport waiting to fly to DC and participating in a Zoom meeting to hear the public presentation of a Dean candidate. I got cut off as I boarded the plane. When I rejoined from my seat on the plane, a friend texts as a result of seeing me join the meetingContinue reading “May 4 Day 787: Surreal Moment”
You know what they say, “all work and no fun,…” Sometimes I focus too much on what I have yet to finish that I forget to take time to play. My morning motivation to see the sunrise was to think about a new topic for a #TacomaMath video. I got some fun photos that willContinue reading “April 24 Day 777: Lesson from Nature”
At the start of today’s virtual meeting and I was faced with the following screen. Umm… OK. But how long do I wait until I start to worry? I emailed the organizer and got a direct link pretty quickly. The session was good although sparsely attended. I chalked it up to the pains of anContinue reading “April 22 Day 775: Ready for Take-off?”
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