Monthly Archives: February 2014

The arrow thing

Every now and then when marking students’ work you find a comment in which they look up from the page to address you directly. One such comment stood out recently in the middle of an especially migraine-inducing submission — one … Continue reading

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More literature than mathematics

Last term some colleagues and I were involved in a set of workshops to help our first-year students learn to read and write mathematical proofs more effectively. Nobody who’s taught university mathematics will need much explanation of why this is … Continue reading

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