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My QMUL page updated

Since I moved to St Andrews in 2013, my QMUL web page stopped being a working page, and really needed to be re-jigged as a page of record. This I have now done. It now points to many things, not … Continue reading

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Time allocation survey

The dreaded time allocation survey strikes again. This is the first one I have had to do at St Andrews, though I have grumbled enough about this at Queen Mary. Several things already seem more positive. They warn us in … Continue reading

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The function of the university

After all the sentiment of recent days, I hope normal service can now be resumed. Here is something interesting. I am not the only person moving out and throwing things away. Last week I came upon a fifty-page booklet which … Continue reading

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How to teach mathematics

From The Washington Post, 30 May 2011: Eugene A. Geist, an associate professor at Ohio University and the author of Children are born mathematicians … advises teachers to have students focus on learning mathematics processes, rather than relying on the … Continue reading

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