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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This morning’s walk inspired the question: is this a live flower or a Chihuly?
And just like that—any class that can be taught remotely, will be taught remotely. I’m not surprised. We would have to be in Phase 3 for face-to-face classes and Pierce County, WA is not even close. Yes, there are more than seven weeks to turn things around (UW Tacoma is on a quarter system andContinue reading “August 6 Day 151: Not Really that Surprised”
The last three days have been filled with productive zoom meetings that should have taken place in person at MathFest in Philapelphia. The meetings were masterfully coordinated by MAA President Michael Dorff and chair of the Congress Tim Chartier. They were a good balance of receiving information, discussing priorities, and connecting with participants through engagingContinue reading “July 31 Day 145: Zoom Sort Puzzle”
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